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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
Scene of Verve's Urban Hymns
Richmond Park, scene of the cover of The Verve's Urban Hymns.
Location: Richmond Park, London
Description: The shot from the front cover of The Verve's record-selling Urban Hymns album was taken here in Richmond Park in 1997.
The album featured the huge Bittersweet Symphony and lead singer Richard Ashcroft went on to solo fame.