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19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

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.

Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

This is where the opening sequence to Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

Location: Danebury Avenue, Roehampton, London

Description: This is where the startling opening sequence to the 1966 film Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

The film, based on Ray Bradbury's classic sci-fi thriller, stars Oskar Werner and Julie Christie, and opens with the surreal book burning episode here in the car park.

In this dystopian future books are illegal and firemen don't put out fires any more, but break in on tip offs and burn any books they find.

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Fahrenheit 451 Film: Opening

This is where the opening sequence to Fahrenheit 451 was filmed.

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