IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
3rd April 1985 Vic Elliot pocketed 15,780 pool balls in 24 hours in London
3rd April 1981 Race riots in London's Brixton area
3rd April 1976 The Sex Pistols open for Joe Strummer's 101's at the Nashville Rooms.
3rd April 1957 Samuel Beckett's Endgame, premieres in London
3rd April 1934 Born today: Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)
3rd April 1932 Born today: Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
3rd April 1893 Born today: Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)
3rd April 1888 Key Whitechapel prostitute murder prior to Jack the Ripper.
3rd April 1764 Born today: John Abernethy, London, surgeon
Roger Moore lived here
Roger Moore spent his early years here in this house.
Location: 4 Aldebert Terrace, Stockwell, SW8 1BL
Description: Sir Roger Moore, who played James Bond in the 1980's, and The Saint in the 1970's, was born and raised in Stockwell, South London. He was born the only child to George Alfred Moore, a policeman, and Lillian Lily in womens hospital down the road.
He lived here until his family moved to nearby Alberrt Square in 1932 when Roger was 5 years old and after he had a terrible bout of pneumonia which almost killed him.
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