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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd October 1960 Charlton Athletic Football Club draw 6-6 against Middlesborough.
22nd October 1941 Born today: Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)
22nd October 1938 Actor Derek Jacobi, was born in Leytonstone, London.
22nd October 1910 Millwall open their new ground The Den after 4 previous grounds on Isle of Dogs.
22nd October 1904 QPR Football Club play their first game at their new ground Loftus Road.
22nd October 1897 World's 1st car dealer opens in London.
Secrets and Lies house
Charming victorian terrace from Mike Leigh's Secrets and Lies.
Location: 76 Quilter Street, Bethnal Green, E2 7BT
Description: This is the Victorian terraced house that Cynthia Rose Purley (Brenda Blethyn) lived in in the film Secrets and Lies. It formed the backdrop to some of the most dramatic scenes in Mike Leigh's 1996 film about a black optometrist who discovers her birth mother is a white working class woman.
Secrets and Lies also starred Timothy Spall and Phyllis Logan. The film won numerous other awards, including the Palme d'Or, and received five Academy Award nominations.