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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.
22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies
22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.
This is one of the locations for The Bourne Ultimatum.
Location: Waterloo Road, SE1 8SW
Description: London's Waterloo Railway Station sees more passengers than any other station in the United Kingdom. It dates from 1922 and is partly Grade II listed, but there has been a station here since 1848.
It's in zone 1 and serves South West London, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset and parts of Berkshire. Stations served include Chessington South, Hampton Court, Wimbledon, Epsom, Dorking, Guildford, Woking, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Winchester and Exeter.
The station has featured in TV and films such as The Bourne Ultimatum, Incendiary, London to Brighton, The Russian Dolls, Franklyn, Waking the Dead, The Commander, Spooks, The Apprentice, The Bill, Top Gear, and Only Fools and Horses.