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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Peter Sellers lived here
This is where a fledgling Peter Sellers lived with his mum.
Location: 211b High Road, East Finchley, N2 8AN
Description: Comic genius and star of The Goon radio shows and Clouseau films Peter Sellers, lived with his mother here as a youngster.
It's noted that his Goon Show character Bluebottle was often referred to as an East Finchley boy scout.