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TOUR OF THE MONTH

American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th July 1979 Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London

18th July 1977 Hugh Leonard's Da, premieres in London

18th July 1975 Singer and rapper M.I.A. was born Mathangi Arulpragasam in Mitcham, South London.

18th July 1961 Football manager Alan Pardew was born in Wimbledon.

18th July 1955 Born today: Teresa Ann Savoy, London England, actress (Caligula)

18th July 1945 Born today: Danny McCullock, London, rocker (Animals)

18th July 1939 Born today: Brian Auger, London, fusion keyboardist (Befour, Genesis)

18th July 1926 Born today: Jane Hylton, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot, Daybreak)

18th July 1895 Born today: Marie Ney, London England, actress (Brief Ecstasy, Simba, Witchcraft)

Sid James lived here!



Sid James lived here!

Carry On star Sid James lived in this house.

Location: 35 Gunnersbury Avenue, Ealing

Description: Bless This House!

British comedy legend Sid James (1913-1976), star of Carry On films, Bless This House, Hancock's Half Hour and more, lived here.

In 1993, the Dead Comics Society erected a commemorative plaque outside Sid's former home here in Gunnersbury Avenue in London.

Alas - as of March 2010 - the house is being demolished for the new Bridge to Hangar Lane. The Plate has gone and place is derelict... very sad!

Tagged in this Tour: Carry On in London Tour

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Sid James lived here!

Carry On star Sid James lived in this house.


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I Passed 35 Gunnersbury Avenue on 13th March 2013 and the house is lived in and the plaque is still there (Peter)
Posted by Peter on 2013-03-13
Its still there, went past it on the bus yesterday! (Dan)
Posted by Dan on 2012-07-15
Its sad how councils have no respect for anything but the cash in their pockets. This house should have been preserved through who owned it. It would have been different if a bloody Beatle owned the house though. Overhyped chimps they are. Sid James was the king of comedy!. His memory deserves more respect than that which the council showed. (Big Jim)
Posted by Big Jim on 2011-10-14
How sad. What a carry on. (Barry Watson)
Posted by Barry Watson on 2010-11-08
The house is being demolished for the new Bridge to Hangar Lane. Plate has gone and place is derelict... (Anonymous)
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-04-01
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