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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
Bob Marley Lived here
Singer, lyricist and Rastafarian icon, Bob Marley lived here.
Location: 34 Ridgmount Gardens, Camden
Description: A heritage plaque commemorating the first London home of reggae legend Bob Marley was unveiled today.
The Jamaican-born star lived at 34 Ridgmount Gardens, Camden, for 2 months when he first came to the UK in 1972.
The plaque, describing Marley as a singer, lyricist and Rastafarian icon, was unveiled in October 2006.
Marley died from cancer in 1981 but still has millions of fans across the globe.
Ridgmount Road was the first of several British homes he lived in during 1972, the year Bob Marley and the Wailers signed to Island Records.
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