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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.
27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)
27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London
27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.
Vivien Leigh lived here
Award winning actress Vivien Leigh lived and died here.
Location: 53 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London
Description: Actress Vivien Leigh lived and died here. She is best known for her Academy Award winning portrayal of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind (1939). After playing Blanche DuBois in the 1949 London staging of A Streetcar Named Desire, she won her second Oscar for the 1951 film version.
Vivien Leigh died here on July 7, 1967 from complications of her tuberculosis.
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour