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17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.
17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.
17th August 1798 Medical pioneer Thomas Hodgkin was born in Pentonville, London.
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.