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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th September 1931 Operetta Victoria and Her Husband, premieres in London
17th September 1928 Actor Roddy McDowall (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck), born in Herne Hill, London.
17th September 1924 Crackerjack comedian Peter Glaze was born in London.
17th September 1923 Sutton Vane's Outward Bound, premieres in London
17th September 1922 Born today: Ursula Howells, London, actress (Girly, Murder is Announced)
17th September 1917 Born today: Peter Bennett, London, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot)
17th September 1909 Born today: Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London
Gaddafi's London pad
The London home of Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif.
Location: 7 Winnington Close, Hampstead, N2 0UA
Description: This 11m eight-bedroom mansion in leafy Hampstead is owned by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
When Saif returned to Libya in March 2011 to support his beleaguered father against the advancing rebels, exiled Benghazi student squatters found a way in and occupied it.
It's part of the millions of dollars of assets around the World frozen for the next regime's rebuilding of the country.