the beatles

July 30, 1968

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On this day in 1968, The Beatles’ Apple Boutique, a psychedelic clothing store located at 94 Baker Street in London, closed for business after seven months of [...]

July 4, 2002

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On this day in 2002, George Harrison’s “attacker”, the man who assaulted and nearly killed Harrison, was given a conditional release by a Mental Health [...]

March 27, 1979

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On this day in 1979, Eric Clapton married Pattie Boyd. Clapton had been in love with Boyd since the late sixties, but Boyd was then married to Clapton’s best friend, [...]

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, [...]

January 19, 1971

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On this day in 1971, prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi played a recording of The Beatles’ ‘Helter Skelter’ at Charles Manson’s murder trial. Bugliosi trying to [...]

October 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, promoter Sid Bernstein, who had helped promote The Beatles at their first two Shea Stadium concerts, offered one million dollars to the group, who was [...]

September 14, 2007

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On this day in 2007, The Beatles-inspired movie Across The Universe premiered at the Toronto International Film [...]

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 [...]

June 3, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Ringo Starr collapsed during a photo shoot for The Saturday Evening Post.  Starr was rushed to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with tonsillitis [...]
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