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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th July 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks
20th July 1982 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London
20th July 1960 Born today: Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend
20th July 1956 Born today: Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)
20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies
20th July 1935 Born today: Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)
20th July 1930 Born today: Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)
Dennis Waterman lived here
This is where actor Dennis Waterman grew up.
Location: 2 Elms Road, Clapham Common
Description: Dennis Waterman was born the youngest of nine children to Rose Juliana and Harry Frank Waterman here in Clapham on 24th February 1948.
The family, which at the time included siblings Ken, Peter, Stella, Norma and Myrna, all lived together here.
He went to school at Granard Primary School in Putney, followed by Corona Stage School, an independent school at Ravenscourt Park in Hammersmith in West London.
His acting career began while here, with him getting his first role aged just 12, in the Night Train for Inverness (1960). The same year he appeared in two small stage productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1960 season.