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Julia Stanley marries Alfred Lennon

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Julia Stanley had first met Alf Lennon in 1928. Although her family disapproved of the sharp-talking sailor, they courted throughout the 1930s and finally married on 3 December 1938.

Brian Epstein is born

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The man who became The Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, was born on this day.

Yoko Ono is born

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On this day Yoko Ono was born in Tokyo, Japan. Her mother was Isoko Ono, the granddaughter of Zenjiro Yasuda of the Yasuda banking family, and her father was Eisuke Ono, a descendant of an Emperor of Japan.

George Martin is born

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George Martin, the man who played a vital role in shaping The Beatles’ recorded music, was born in Holloway, London, on 3 January 1926.