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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th March 1947 Singer and pianist Elton John born today in Pinner, London.
25th March 1946 Heathrow Airport officially opened by Lord Winster, the Minister of Aviation.
25th March 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Last of the Mohicans, 3 Musketeers)
25th March 1843 Brunel's Thames Tunnel is finally opened to the public.
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.