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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)
19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)
19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch
19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.
Home of Carol 'Third Man' Reed
This is where legendary film director Carol Reed lived.
Location: 213 Kings Road, Chelsea SW1
Description: Home of The Third Man director Carol Reed.
Reed directed such British cinema classics as The Third Man, Odd Man Out, Fallen Idol, Night Train to Munich, A Kid For Two Farthings, Our Man in Havana, The Way Ahead and Oliver for which he won an academy award. Reed lived here from the early 50's until his death with his wife Penelope Dudley Ward and was the firstfilm director Knighted for his work.