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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
The first Micklewhite Home
Sir Michael Caine was a sparkle in his parents eye here
Location: 283 Weston Street, SE1
Description: Maurice Micklewhite senior married Ellen Frances Maria Burchell on the 12th December 1931 in Southwark.
And what make this such a significant marriage, well, these two fine people went and had a baby, and that baby was Maurice Micklewhite junior, born on the 14th March 1933.
Or the legendary actor and all round superb chap that we now know as Sir Michael Caine.
And so to this address, this was the first family residence for the Micklewhite family.
Tagged in this Tour: Sir Michael Caine's London