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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th January 1996 6,138th performance of Cats is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, A Chorus Line
29th January 1944 285 German bombers attack London
29th January 1850 Born today: Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities
29th January 1798 Born today: Henry Neele, London, poet
29th January 1728 John Gays' Beggar's Opera, premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
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.