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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Quadrophenia....at the cafe
Alfredo's, this lovely deco-style cafe was seen in Quadrophenia.
Location: 4-8 Essex Road, N1 8LN
Description: Once known as Alfredo's, this lovely deco-style cafe provided the location for one of the brawls in the classic 70s film, 'Quadrophenia' - based on the corner of Essex Road and Islington Green. I believe it is now called the S & M Cafe.