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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 lived here
This is where TV legend Jerry Springer lived.
Location: 48 Belvedere Court, Lyttelton Road, East Finchle
Description: This is where TV talk show pioneer Jerry Springer lived for the first five years of his life. He used to watch the buses go past before he and his parents emigrated to New York in 1949. He was born inside Highgate Tube Station.
Belvedere Court is a Grade II listed residential block of 56 flats designed by the architect Ernst Ludwig Freud and built by H Meckhonik in 1937/38.