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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
This is home to one of Banksy's most seen pieces.
Location: 117 Portobello Road, Notting Hill
Description: Start at the bottom of the road and walk north. You need to get to 117 Portobello Road with a small road on the right. On the north facing wall you will see a large art work of a typical French style artist with beret, Van Dyke beard and paint brush and palette. This is yet another Banksy work of art.