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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

Dukes and Bond



Dukes and Bond

The bar that inspired the Bond line 'shaken, not stirred'.

Location: St. James's Place, St. James, SW1A 1NY

Description: Dukes's Hotel in St James Place is an exclusive boutique hotel that knows how to wow every customer.

It is also author Sir Ian Fleming's favourite hotel and he is said to have coined the phrase, shaken, not stirred. while in the bar here.

If you want to see it in action, head here and ask for their Bond signature martini - three measures of Gordon's, one measure of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet, with a slice of lemon shaken.

Tagged in this Tour: James Bond in London: The Tour

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Dukes and Bond

The bar that inspired the Bond line 'shaken, not stirred'.


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