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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
31st March 1990 Riots began in London over the new poll tax laws
31st March 1978 Wings release London Town album
31st March 1967 Jimi Hendrix first burns a guitar on stage at the Rainbow in Finsbury Park.
31st March 1924 London public transport strike ends
Home of Margaret Lockwood
Award-winning star of The Lady Vanishes, lived here.
Location: 14 Highland Road, Upper Norwood
Description: The actress Margaret Lockwood, star of films including The Lady Vanishes and The Wicked Lady, lived here with her mother Margaret Evelyn and brother Lyn.
When she was 3 they had travelled from India to settle in London, going to local Sunday school at Christ Church, and going to watch films in the Crystal Palace.
Margaret attended Belvedere College and Sydenham High School for Girls and in 1929 they moved here.
A blue plaque was unveiled here on Wednesday 21st November 2018.