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On this day in Beatle history...
20 August 2012
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SatanHimself
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...Nothing happened (I'm calling it August 20th).

 

However, let this thread exist so we can call attention to the things, both big and small, which occurred on whatever given day it is.

In a few days we're hitting the 43rd (!) anniversary of the very last appearance of the Beatles together, so let's give that the respect it deserves.

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20 August 2012
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We just hit the day anniversary of when Ringo joined and now we have their last day together coming up. They really did achieve so much in so little time.

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20 August 2012
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It's not the same anniversary, the Ringo one was the fiftieth and this is forty-third.

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20 August 2012
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We're about a week away from the anniversary of the Beatles meeting Dylan! :)

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
20 August 2012
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I wasnt being serious Unknown.

 

Mr Satan, I do like the statement

 

"on this day in beatles history....

 

Nothing happened"

 

so for that have an appleapple01

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21 August 2012
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Jason Starkey was born on the 19th August 45 years ago.

I don't think anything important happened on the 21st of August but I think Patti and George returned form Greece around this day in 1968.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

25 August 2012
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http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....r-the-end/

 

August 25th, 1969 was happening...

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26 August 2012
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August 26, 1963 - Paul loses his driver's license for one year!

http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....iving-ban/

 

August 26, 1967 - The Beatles renounce the use of drugs (yeah, right...)

http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....-of-drugs/

 

August 26, 1968 - "Hey Jude" is released

http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....-hey-jude/

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27 August 2012
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Aug 27 1967 - Brian Epstein dies.

45 years ago today.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

31 August 2012
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http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....terprises/

 

Their love for Brian Epstein was inspiring.  One wonders how the last two years of the Beatles would have turned out with Brian still alive...

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31 August 2012
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http://www.beatlesbible.com/19.....n-epstein/

 

After re-watching the Anthology did I gain a true appreciation for how much Paul did to keep the band together.  I don't think he quite gets the credit he deserves.

 

If you watch the bootlegged original "director's cut" of the Anthology, there are definite moments when you feel like it should have been called "Paul McCartney & the 3 Piles of Dead Weight".

I say that with great love for the band.  But when John said "The Walrus was Paul", he was referring to Paul's nonstop drive and enthusiasm to keep the band going.

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9 September 2012
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