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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Born today: Tommy Steele, London, singer/actor ( a Sixpence, Finian's Rainbow)

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

George Best lived here



George Best lived here

The former home of George Best and Lady Wilde.

Location: 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London

Description: Legendary Northern Ireland dribbler George Best (22 May 1946 25 November 2005) bought a flat here in 1984 for 55,000, and used it as his London home for the rest of his life.

The former Manchester United footballer could often be found between here and the Phene Arms round the corner.

Lady Jane Francesca Wilde, Oscar Wilde's mother, and a poet and essayist in her own right, was a previous tenant here a century previous.


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George Best lived here

The former home of George Best and Lady Wilde.


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