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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.
Bond and the Traffic Wardens
Bond splashing The World is Not Enough traffic wardens here.
Location: Wapping Lane, Wapping, London
Description: This is the location where in The World Is Not Enough, James Bond checks his onboard map and cuts across the Isle of Dogs.
He pilots the indestructible Q Boat down into the canal, splashing the traffic wardens before plunging through the 'specially constructed' London Canoe Club clubhouse to intercept the cigar girl near the Millennium Dome.
Tagged in this Tour: James Bond in London: The Tour