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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th April 1962 Arnold Wesker's Chips with Everything, premieres in London
27th April 1959 Born today: Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam and The Ants)
27th April 1943 Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
27th April 1922 Born today: Daphne Anderson, London, actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice)
27th April 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
27th April 1828 Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
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.