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The Beatles take London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th January 1964 Born today: Victoria Sellers, London England, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)

20th January 1883 Betram Home Ramsay, Dunkirk Naval Strategist, was born in London.

20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.

20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

20th January 1265 First English Parliament summoned by non-royal command (The Earl of Leicester) met in Westminster Hall.go to related location

St George in the East



St George in the East

The church in Long Good Friday where Harold's car gets blown up.

Location: Cannon Street Road, London, E1 0BH

Description: This is one of Nicholas Hawksmoor's churches which survived being badly hit during the blitz in 1941.

It was here the 1980 British gangster movie The Long Good Friday that Harold Shand's mum goes to a service and when his Rolls Royce is blown up in the churchyard. Her lucky escape triggered the chain of events in the rest of the film.



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St George in the East

The church in Long Good Friday where Harold's car gets blown up.


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