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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th October 1946 Born today: Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)
17th October 1934 Fulham footballing legend Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town.
17th October 1922 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
17th October 1814 Meux Brewery disaster at Tottenham Court Road kills 7: drowned by beer.
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'.