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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1883 Betram Home Ramsay, Dunkirk Naval Strategist, was born in London.
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
20th January 1265 First English Parliament summoned by non-royal command (The Earl of Leicester) met in Westminster Hall.
Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy
Alfred Hitchcock's killer in Frenzy lived here.
Location: 3 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden
Description: This is where Alfred Hitchcock's 1972 British grisly thriller Frenzy was based. It was Hitchcock's penultimate film he produced and directed.
Bob Rusk (played by Barry Foster) rapes and strangles several women with his tie, from his flat here in London.
Spoiler Alert: He is arrested here and the film's final line is a memorable Mr. Rusk, you're not wearing your tie.