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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Lawrence Olivier's Lovepad
This is where Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh made a love nest
Location: 4 Christchurch Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4AP
Description: This is the place where Lawrence Olivia and Vivien Leigh made their love nest after splitting from their respective partners in 1936. Olivier bought it for the two of them and they christianed in Durham Cottage
She went to work on 'A Yank At Oxford' and he started filming, 'Divorce Of Lady X'. They sold Durham Cottage in 1955.
Tagged in this Tour: Hollywood Legends London Tour