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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th March 1921 Actor Dirk Bogarde is born in Hampstead, London.
28th March 1858 The original Chelsea toll & suspension bridge designed by Thomas Page was opened.
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.