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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London
27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)
27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
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'.