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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Kenny Everett's Flat
This is where Kenny Everett lived the high life.
Location: Bristol House, 67 Lower Sloane Street, Chelsea, SW1W 8DD
Description: This block of flats near Sloane Square were once home to pioneering Radio 1 DJ Dave Cash, who also recommended it to the anarchic comedy legend Kenny Everett.
In his autobiography, The Custard Stops At Hatfield, he says One night we were tripping in my little flat in Lower Sloane Street, and the LSD was making all the good bits about life great and all the bad bits even worse.