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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock



Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock

Birthplace of cinema legend Alfred Hitchcock.

Location: 517 High Road, Leytonstone, London

Description: Movie Directing legend Sir Alfred Hitchcock was born here at 517 High Road, Leytonstone, in the east of London on 13th August 1899. He was the son of William Hitchcock, a poultry dealer and fruit importer.

Today it's a garage, but on the corner artist Mateusz Odronby painted a fabulous mural celebrating Hitchcock's classic film The Birds.


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Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock

Birthplace of cinema legend Alfred Hitchcock.


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