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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th October 1946 Born today: Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)
17th October 1934 Fulham footballing legend Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town.
17th October 1922 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
17th October 1814 Meux Brewery disaster at Tottenham Court Road kills 7: drowned by beer.
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.