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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)
25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London
Jerry Springer was born here
This is where TV chat pioneer Jerry Springer was born.
Location: Highgate Tube Station, Highgate
Description: TV personality Jerry Springer was literally born in Highgate Underground Station on February 13th 1944 when his parents lived at 48 Belvedere Court, East Finchley. The Germans were bombing and his parents were Jewish refugee's and out he popped. When he was five years old they emigrated to Kew Gardens, Queens, New York.