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Ringo Awarded Starr

9th February 2010

Ringo Starr was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (08.02.10).The Beatles drummer unveiled the award on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the pavement bearing the names of showbiz personalities....

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Ono To Close Lennon Museum

4th February 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to close the museum she dedicated to her late husband in her native Japan.Ono opened the John Lennon Museum on the outskirts of Tokyo in 2000 to mark what...

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Lennon Was 'Ashamed Of Racist Britain'

4th February 2010

JOHN LENNON felt "ashamed" of his native U.K. after wife YOKO ONO endured racist taunts from his fellow Brits, according to a newly discovered essay by the late BEATLE.The couple met in London and wed...

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Ringo Starr Rocks With God

3rd February 2010

Ringo Starr believe in God.The 69-year-old ex-Beatles drummer - whose real name is Richard Starkey Jr. - has revealed religion has a huge influence on his life. He said: "I feel the older I get,...

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Boyle's Brother Fears For Her Safety

28th January 2010

SUSAN BOYLE's brother is petrified his famous sister will be assassinated like BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON, after the singer found an intruder inside her home.The Scottish sensation called cops after returning to her house in...

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Lennon Fears For Susan Boyle

28th January 2010

Susan Boyle's brother fears she will be assassinated like John Lennon.John Boyle is terrified the 'Wild Horses' singer could be murdered by an obsessed fan like the Beatles star, and has pleaded for an increase...

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Beatles School Bans Sightseer Snaps

21st January 2010

BEATLES fans have been banned from taking photos of pupils at a Liverpool school attended by Fab Four members JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON - because of fears for their safety.Dovedale Junior School is a...

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Starr Won't Write Memoirs

14th January 2010

BEATLES legend RINGO STARR refuses to write an autobiography, insisting publishers would only be interested in the book if it included stories about the late JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four's drummer - real name Richard Starkey...

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Lennon Biopic -- A Crowd Of People Turn Away

13th January 2010

British director Sam Taylor-Wood's Nowhere Boy , about the early life of John Lennon (The Beatles are not mentioned in the movie but Lennon's music is featured) is apparently going nowhere at the U.K. box...

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Yoko Ono To Pen Memoirs

5th January 2010

Yoko Ono is to release a book about her life with John Lennon.The 76-year-old widow of the late former Beatle has revealed she will put pen to paper over the next few years and write...

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Ono Eyeing Autobiography

5th January 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is set to end her silence on her time with THE BEATLES star - she's preparing to write her autobiography.The couple wed in 1969 and lived together as man and...

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Jon Mclure's UK Anger

2nd January 2010

Jon McLure wants to quit Britain because he is tired of political apathy.The Reverend and the Makers frontman despairs at the state of the nation and has urged people to look at European systems and...

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Mccartney Clashed With Taylor Wood Over Script

27th December 2009

Director SAM TAYLOR WOOD was forced to rework her NOWHERE BOY script about JOHN LENNON's early life - after SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY objected to the portrayal of his bandmate's aunt.MCCartney protested after learning the filmmaker...

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Lennon's Walk Of Fame Star Missing

22nd December 2009

JOHN LENNON's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has disappeared.The brass monument has been reported missing from the sidewalk where it was placed in tribute to the Beatles legend in 1988 - eight years...

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Taylor Wood Relieved Ono Liked Lennon Film

21st December 2009

Director SAM TAYLOR WOOD is relieved JOHN LENNON's wife YOKO ONO liked her new film about the late BEATLE - because the moviemaker was terrified of her reaction.The former artist wanted to use Lennon's song...

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Lennon's Son Finally Forgives Him

17th December 2009

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has finally forgiven his late father for walking out on him as a child, insisting he has let go of all his "anger and bitterness."The Beatles star, who was murdered in...

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Lost Lennon Interview Published

17th December 2009

A lost interview with late BEATLES star JOHN LENNON has been published for the first time in 41 years.Lennon, who was fatally shot in New York City in 1980, was interviewed by student Maurice Hindle...

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Taylor-wood's Terror Over Lennon Movie

16th December 2009

Director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD struggled with the enormity of tackling a forthcoming movie about JOHN LENNON's childhood, insisting the challenge "terrified" her.Nowhere Boy, which stars Aaron Johnson and Kristin Scott Thomas, tells the story of Lennon's...

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Lennon's Imagine Orchestrator Zito Dies

8th December 2009

Music arranger TORRIE ZITO, who provided the string orchestrations for JOHN LENNON's album IMAGINE, has lost his battle with emphysema.Zito died on Thursday (03Dec09) at his home in Manhattan, New York. He was 76. After...

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Annex To Shut

7th December 2009

The Hall of Fame building which boasts BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's classic car and the last outfit JOHN LENNON ever wore is set to close its doors - just a year after it opened.New York's Rock and...

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Paul Mccartney Still Feels Fab

27th November 2009

Sir Paul McCartney still feels like a member of The Beatles. Despite the fact it's been almost 40 years since the band split, the 67-year-old music legend loves playing the Fab Four's songs live because...

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The Things They Say 14201

16th November 2009

"If BRITNEY SPEARS is walking there (beside me), I think they (fans) would rather go for her than me." JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO ranks her celebrity.

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Fascinating Fact 8357

15th November 2009

British actor CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON has taken on the role of JOHN LENNON for a new BBC drama. The ELIZABETH star plays the late BEATLE in NAKED, which tells the story of Lennon's life.

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Rare Photos Of '60s Stars Go On Display

13th November 2009

A series of never-before-seen photographs of '60s icons including SIR MICHAEL CAINE, JOHN LENNON and CHARLTON HESTON has gone on display in London.The black-and-white shots were saved from a bonfire in the mid-1970s when celebrity...

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Lennon's Song To Give Charity A Chance

10th November 2009

JOHN LENNON's relatives have agreed a deal with the United Nations (U.N.) to give all proceeds from the digital release of his GIVE PEACE A CHANCE anthem to charity.The 1969 song, by Lennon's Plastic Ono...

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Taylor-wood Engaged To Teenage Lennon Star

31st October 2009

Director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD is to wed the teenage actor she cast to star in a movie about JOHN LENNON's childhood.The 42 year old sparked speculation she was dating 19-year-old Aaron Johnson when she stepped out...

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A Prophet Wins London Film Festival

29th October 2009

The French prison drama A Prophet , a hit at the Cannes Film Festival last May, where it received the second-place Grand Prize, moved into the winner's circle on Wednesday as it received the London...

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Michael Jackson Makes Millions From Death

28th October 2009

Michael Jackson has earned $90 million since he died.The late 'Thriller' singer - who passed away from acute Propofol intoxication on June 25 - came third in Forbes.com's annual Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list with the...

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Gaga Delighted At Ono's Imagine Praise

27th October 2009

Pop star LADY GAGA was overjoyed when she received a call from JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO earlier this month (Oct09), praising her for a rendition of the late singer's classic IMAGINE.The Poker Face hitmaker,...

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Beatle Drug Bust Papers To Be Auctioned

27th October 2009

Arrest papers detailing drug busts involving late BEATLES legends JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON in the 1960s are to be sold at auction.Lennon's London flat was raided in 1968 by officer D.S. Pilcher, who was...

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