IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
3rd April 1985 Vic Elliot pocketed 15,780 pool balls in 24 hours in London
3rd April 1981 Race riots in London's Brixton area
3rd April 1976 The Sex Pistols open for Joe Strummer's 101's at the Nashville Rooms.
3rd April 1957 Samuel Beckett's Endgame, premieres in London
3rd April 1934 Born today: Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)
3rd April 1932 Born today: Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
3rd April 1893 Born today: Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)
3rd April 1888 Key Whitechapel prostitute murder prior to Jack the Ripper.
3rd April 1764 Born today: John Abernethy, London, surgeon
Bethnal Green...a Snatch
Guy Ritchie's 'Snatch' was filmed at a shop at 88 Teesdale St.
Location: 88 Teesdale Street, E2
Description: Guy Ritchie's 'Snatch' (2000) was filmed all over London - the pawnshop of Sol (Lennie James) was a shop at 88 Teesdale Street, E2, in Bethnal Green, the old stomping ground of those lovable rogues/psychopathic gangsters, the Kray twins.
Tagged in this Tour: The Krays in London