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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st June 1982 Princess Diana gives birth to her first son, Prince William.

21st June 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical Evita, premiers in London

21st June 1944 Born today: Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)

21st June 1937 The first TV broadcast of a tennis match from Wimbledon was of a first round match between Bunny Austin and George Rogers.go to related location

21st June 1930 Born today: Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)

21st June 1921 Born today: Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

George Orwell Lived here



George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.

Location: 27b Canonbury Square, Islington, N1

Description: This was anti-authoritarian author George Orwell's final home - where he lived from 1944 to his death in 1950 in the top floor flat - he called it the most dangerous place to live when the bombs are falling.

He published 'Animal Farm' while here and he wrote '1984' while living in this flat.


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George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.


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