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Live: Rosebery St, Liverpool

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The Quarrymen played twice on this day. In the afternoon they performed on the back of a stationary coal lorry, and that evening took part in a street party, both in Liverpool’s Rosebery Street.

John Lennon’s 16th birthday

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The rock ‘n’ roll fanatic John Lennon used his 16th birthday money to buy two much-prized 78rpm records.

Maureen Cox is born

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Maureen Cox, the future first wife of Ringo Starr, was born Mary Cox on this day in Liverpool.

Jane Asher is born

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Jane Asher, whom was in a relationship with Paul McCartney between 1963 and 1968, was born on this day in Willesden, north London.

John Lennon’s half-sister Victoria is born

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While her husband Alf was away at sea, Julia Lennon lived with their son John at the Dairy Cottage, 120a Allerton Road in Woolton, Liverpool. The cottage was owned by George Smith, the husband of Julia’s sister Mimi. As Alf was so often away at sea, Julia often spent evenings at dance halls. In 1942… Read more »

Pattie Boyd is born

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Pattie Boyd, the future first wife of George Harrison, was born on this day.

George Harrison is born

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George Harrison was born on 25 February 1943 in a tiny ‘two up, two down’ house on Arnold Grove, a cul-de-sac in the Wavertree area of Liverpool.

Paul McCartney is born

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James Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool Walton Hospital. His mother Mary had previously worked there as a nurse in the maternity ward.

Pete Best is born

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Pete Best was born Randolph Peter Best on this day in Madras, India.

Linda Eastman is born

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Linda Louise Eastman, the future first wife of Paul McCartney, was born in New York City on this day.

John Lennon is born

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John Winston Lennon was born on 9 October 1940 in the Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Oxford Street, Liverpool, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred “Freddie” Lennon.

Ringo Starr is born

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Ringo Starr was born Richard Starkey on 7 July 1940, at 9 Madryn Street in the Dingle area of Liverpool.

Stuart Sutcliffe is born

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The Beatles’ future bassist Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe was born at the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland, which was incorporated into the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.