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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.
The celebrity addiction recovery centre.
Location: Priory Lane, Roehampton, London, SW15 5JJ
Description: The house was built in the first part of the 19th century in a style known as Strawberry Hill Gothic. It first became a hospital in 1866 and is now recognised as one of the foremost private psychiatric hospitals in the United Kingdom providing a treatment environment for the management of all major psychiatric conditions.
In recent times the hospital is better known as the rehabilitation centres for celebrities with addiction problems.