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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)
19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow
19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)
19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch
19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.
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