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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
Ray Winstone's Waiter Kidnap
The restaurant used in the 2009 gangster hit '44 Inch Chest'
Location: 96 Draycott Avenue, SW3 3AD
Description: '44 Inch Chest' is a brit-flic from 2009 and starring the superb Ray Winstone, Ian McShane and John Hurt.
It was directed by the same chap behind the excellent 'Sexy Beast' Malcolm Venville and is another classic film in which Winstone shines again.
And so to this spot and restaurant 'Papillion' - this is where the team kidnapped the French waiter who was eloping with Winstone's wife.
The naughty geet!