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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st October 1970 Tony Mortimer, singer with pop band East 17, was born in Stepney.
21st October 1930 Born today: Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
21st October 1911 Actor Baron Peter Graves was born in London.
21st October 1422 1 year old King Henry VI becomes King of France as well.
Francis Bacon's Drug Bust
Francis Bacon's flat and studio.
Location: 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
Description: Figurative painter Francis Bacon lived and worked in a studio at this house during his turbulent 1960's and early 1970's phase.
It's where his lover George Dyer planted cannabis and Bacon was subsequently arrested.