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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
Manson and the Talgarth Hotel
The hotel where a Charles Manson killing may have occurred.
Location: 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London, W14 9DB
Description: This small and cosy hotel in West Kensington is where Joel Pugh, 29, a former lover of Charles Manson devotee Sandra Good, was found dead. The judge ruled suicide at the time.
Doubts have remained over the verdict, with many suspecting that cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson ordered one of his followers believed to have been in Britain at the time to carry out the hit.