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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th May 1959 Born today: Cathryn Harrison, London England, actress (Old Woman in Black Moon)

25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)

25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London

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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