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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Paula Yates lived & died here
This is where TV presenter Paula Yates lived and died.
Location: St Luke's Mews, Notting Hill, London, W11 1DG
Description: This is the home where Big Breakfast presenter Paula Yates (24-Apr-1960 - 17-Sep-2000) lived. It's also where Paula was found dead, at the age of 40, of an accidental heroin overdose, leaving her youngest child an orphan. The coroner ruled that it was not a suicide, but a result of 'foolish and incautious' behaviour.