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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 to a Great Magician
Tommy Cooper resided here in the late 1940s
Location: 105 Warwick Avenue, Maida Vale, W9
Description: Okay so he was overall an incredible comedy performer who had only to utter those immortal words or indeed look at a certain way to bring the house down with laughter, but Tommy Cooper was also a great magician.
He was simply a class act that made millions of people happy - which can't be a bad thing at all!
And so to this very location, Tommy was living here in 1948 when he was extending his management negotiations with his agent 'Miff Ferrie'.
Tagged in this Tour: Historic Magic Circle Tour
Tagged in this Tour: Tommy Cooper's London