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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)
16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)
16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)
Bill Wyman was born here
This is where Rolling Stone guitarist Bill Wyman was born.
Location: 38 Miall Road, Sydenham, London
Description: Rolling Stones bass guitarist Bill Wyman was born William George Perks on 24 October 1936 in Lewisham Hospital. His parents lived in here in what was Miall Road (now demolished and called Miall Walk).