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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd July 1989 Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe was born in West London.
23rd July 1986 The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, second son of Queen Elizabeth II , was married to Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey.
23rd July 1975 Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, premieres in London
23rd July 1966 England beat Argentina 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Semi-Finals.
23rd July 1947 Born today: David Essex, London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)
23rd July 1946 Born today: Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)
23rd July 1940 Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
23rd July 1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London
23rd July 1863 Alexandra Park opens in North London
Shaun of the Dead - zombies!
Classic scene from zombie fest Shaun of the Dead.
Location: Coronation Road, Park Royal, London
Description: This is where one of the films iconic rising of the zombies was filmed. The
location was chosen as the roads are
quiet and industrial making it perfect
for filming (particularly when Zombies
The scene in the supermarket was also filmed on location at the Asda futher East down Coronation Road.
Simon Pegg also filmed his promotional adverts here.