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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th June 1975 Missing Lord Lucan murdered the 29-year-old nanny of his three young children, an inquest jury in Westminster decided.
19th June 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London
19th June 1966 RW Hardy photographs staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, later finds ghostly figures on pics.
19th June 1964 Mayor of London Boris Johnson born in New York City.
19th June 1942 Born today: Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)
19th June 1925 Comedian Charlie Drake was born in Elephant and Castle, London.
19th June 1921 Born today: Allan Davis, Mayor of London
19th June 1890 Born today: Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)
19th June 1829 Sir Robert Peel founded the London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies).
Turin Brakes... Balham Boys
Turin Brakes - Ollie and Gale - hail from Balham, South London.
Location: Balham , South London, SW12
Description: Yes indeed, stars of the superb long players, 'Jackinabox', 'Ether Song', and 'The Optomist' - Ollie and Gale (aka Turin Brakes), I am reliably informed hail from Balham...or the 'gateway to the south'. Why not pay South London a visit and take in a pint at the Bedford...a pilgrimage to 'Turin'!