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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
Tottenham Court Road Tube
Used in the film 'An American Werewolf In London'.
Location: Tottenham Court Road, W1D 1AN
Description: Used in the film 'An American Werewolf In London' - it was in this location that saw the most enduring scenes in John Landis's classic 80s horror comedy take place.
White tiled with a full moon, David Naughton's hairy beast scours the tunnels for a late-night bite.
Sadly the clip doesn't feature much of Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's stunning mosaic's (dating back to 1984) for the which station is famous for. They were removed as part of the stations Crossrail redevelopment in 2014, leading to a public outcry, and restoration of about 95% and reinstatement in February 2017.
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