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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.
Billy Fury lived here
This is where Billy Fury lived and passed away in 1983.
Location: 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
Description: On the 28th January 1983 Liverpudlian rock 'n roller Billy Fury collapsed here at his home and was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital. Billy (real name Ronald Wycherley) was just 43, and was buried at Mill Hill cemetery.
This flat was his long-term companions, property heiress Lisa Rosen.