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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th September 1924 Born today: Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)
24th September 1918 Born today: Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)
24th September 1917 Born today: William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier and Vagaries)
24th September 1853 Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London
24th September 1717 Horace Walpole, art historian and gothic author was born in London.
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.