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Zak Starkey is born

On 13 September 1965 Ringo Starr‘s wife Maureen Starkey gave birth to their first son Zak.

Ringo Starr buys Sunny Heights, Weybridge

Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Starkey bought their first home on this day. Sunny Heights was a large mock Tudor house in Weybridge, Surrey, less than a mile from John Lennon‘s house Kenwood.

Filming: Help!

The scene in Help! in which an Asprey’s jeweller, played by Peter Copley, examines the ring stuck on Ringo Starr‘s finger, was filmed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.

Filming: Help!

Four scenes were filmed for Help! on this day, at Twickenham Film Studios in England, two of which featured The Beatles.

Filming: Help!

The pub cellar sequence for The Beatles’ second feature film, Help!, was filmed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios in England. In the scene, Ringo Starr was confronted by a tiger, “Raja, the famous Bengal man-eater”.

Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox

Twenty-two days after he proposed to her in the Ad Lib Club, London, Ringo Starr married Maureen Cox at the city’s Caxton Hall Register Office.

Ringo Starr is photographed by Richard Avedon

Ringo Starr had his portrait taken by US photographer Richard Avedon. The shoot took place at a photographic studio in a penthouse in Thompson House, 200 Gray’s Inn Road, London.

The Beatles’ Christmas Day, 1964

The Beatles spent Christmas Day 1964 in a number of different ways. John and Cynthia Lennon were at home with their son Julian; Paul McCartney was with Jane Asher at her family’s London home; while George Harrison and Ringo Starr remained in their home at flat 7, Whaddon House in London.