Ringo Starr’s tonsils are removed

On 2 December 1964, Ringo Starr had his tonsils removed at University College Hospital, London.

He had arrived at the hospital the previous day. A record player and records were delivered to his bedside to keep him entertained during his stay.

Ringo Starr in University College Hospital, London, December 1964

George Harrison visited Starr on 8 December, while Paul McCartney did the same on the following day. Starr left hospital on 10 December 1964.

Last updated: 26 November 2018
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