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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.
Lawrence Olivier's Lovepad
This is where Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh made a love nest
Location: 4 Christchurch Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4AP
Description: This is the place where Lawrence Olivia and Vivien Leigh made their love nest after splitting from their respective partners in 1936. Olivier bought it for the two of them and they christianed in Durham Cottage
She went to work on 'A Yank At Oxford' and he started filming, 'Divorce Of Lady X'. They sold Durham Cottage in 1955.
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour