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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
17th December 1936 Born today: Tommy Steele, London, singer/actor ( a Sixpence, Finian's Rainbow)
17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)
Tony Curtis lived here
This is where American legend of the screen Tony Curtis lived.
Location: 49 Chester Square, Belgravia, SW1W
Description: This is the house where great American actor Tony Curtis, star of Some Like It Hot, lived before he starred in The Persuaders.
His son Nicholas was born in London on December 31st, just 2 hours before the New Year. Had he been the first child born in the New Year the Queen of England would have sent him a cable saying 'Welcome to England, the first baby'.