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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
Kenny Everett's Flat
This is where Kenny Everett lived the high life.
Location: Bristol House, 67 Lower Sloane Street, Chelsea, SW1W 8DD
Description: This block of flats near Sloane Square were once home to pioneering Radio 1 DJ Dave Cash, who also recommended it to the anarchic comedy legend Kenny Everett.
In his autobiography, The Custard Stops At Hatfield, he says One night we were tripping in my little flat in Lower Sloane Street, and the LSD was making all the good bits about life great and all the bad bits even worse.