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April 14, 2009

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Today in 2009, former Beatle George Harrison received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Harrison’s widow and son – Olivia and Dhani – [...]

January 30, 1969

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Today in 1969, The Beatles played a lunch-time gig on top of the Apple Building in London. It would be their last show. The performance lasted just longer than 40 minutes, [...]

August 27, 1965

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Today in 1965, The Beatles met Elvis Presley at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn. Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, introduced the two, after which an [...]

August 22, 1968

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Today in 1968, Ringo Starr quit The Beatles. Relations in the band were growing tense while recording the White Album. The group dynamic was wearing thin – at times, only [...]

January 19, 1971

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Today in 1971, tracks from The Beatles’ White Album, including ‘Helter Skelter’, were played in court during the Sharon Tate murder trail. The court was [...]

January 16, 1957

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Today in 1957, the Cavern Club opened in Liverpool, England. The club opened as a jazz bar, but would later become famous as the place where the Beatles got their start. The [...]

April 19, 1968

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Today in 1968, John Lennon, George Harrison and their wives left the Maharishi Mahesh Yohi’s ashram in Rishikesh, India. The foursome left two weeks before their study [...]

March 22, 1963

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Today in 1963, The Beatles’ first album, Please Please Me was released in the U.K. The album was rushed to marked to capitalize on the success of the title track. Ten [...]

March 12, 1969

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Today in 1969, Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman at Marylebone Register Office. The couple held a reception lunch at the Ritz Hotel. In the evening, McCartney went to the [...]

March 11, 1967

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Today in 1967, music publisher Dick James announced that 446 different versions of Paul McCartney’s ‘Yesterday’ had been recorded so far. The Beatles [...]
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