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Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

7th December 1988 Peter Langan, Irish restaurateur (Langans London), dies in fire

7th December 1980 Chelsea footballer John Terry was born in Barking.

7th December 1889 Gilbert and Sullivans Gondoliers, premieres in London

7th December 1811 The first Ratcliff Murders occur; of Tim & Celia & Tim Jr Marr at 29 Ratcliff Highway.go to related location

7th December 1783 The Theatre Royal first opened in Covent Garden.go to related location

Rod Stewart was born here



Rod Stewart was born here

This is where Maggie May star Rod Stewart grew up.

Location: 507 Archway Road, Highgate

Description: Faces and acclaimed singer Roderick David 'Rod' Stewart was born here above his parents newsagents shop, on January 10, 1945. Both parents were Scottish and it's thought that Rodney was changed at the last minute to Roderick.

It is claimed that just 30 minutes before Rod was born, a German V2 rocket scored a direct hit on a police station close to the Stewart family home here.

One of his biographies details that Rod played with his model railway here. He had 2 brothers and 2 sisters all at least 8 years older than Rod and all born in Scotland before they settled here in Highgate.

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Rod Stewart was born here

This is where Maggie May star Rod Stewart grew up.


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