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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
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.
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)
Tony Hancock lived here
The home where Tony Hancock's Half Hour lived.
Location: 10 Grey Close, Hampstead Gardens
Description: This is where actor, clown and comedian Tony Hancock (1924-1968) lived from 1947 to 1948.
Comedian Ernie Wise unveiled the plaque here in May 1992 and it was sponsored by the Dead Comic Society.
The comedian who suffered from chronic alcoholism died from overdose at his shared home in Sydney, Australia at the age of just 44.
Tagged in this Tour: Tony Hancock's Half Hour Tour