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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.
17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.
17th August 1798 Medical pioneer Thomas Hodgkin was born in Pentonville, London.
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.