On the advice of the English Heritage commission, the childhood homes of former Beatles members John Lennon and Paul McCartney were given protected status by the British government and designated as historic landmarks.Keep reading! Read more »
On this day in 1966, John Lennon made the legendarily infamous statement that The Beatles were "more popular than Jesus Christ." Which newspaper published the original quotes?Get the answer! Read more »
From Abbey Road to Hollywood Boulevard, Sir Paul McCartney was honored in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon with a star on the Walk of Fame. Just days ahead of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, the former Beatle was the last of the Fab Four to receive the… Read more »
On January 30, 1972, in the town of Derry in Northern Ireland, 26 protesters were shot by British police. Fourteen died. The event is remembered as Bloody Sunday. It was probably the most significant event of "the Troubles," the longstanding conflict… Read more »
This week in 1988, the Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They were part of the third class to be inducted into the Hall -- which is probably the only time the Beatles have ever been third-class. How come they didn't get… Read more »
The website Mental Floss has brought to light the late John Lennon's passion for cats. It turns out that he not only loved cats as pets, but he loved using them as inspiration for art and took great pleasure in naming them.Keep reading! Read more »
In the summer of 1971, George Harrison and Ravi Shankar organized the Concert for Bangla Desh to benefit refugees in the newly-independent country of Bangla Desh (formerly East Pakistan), which was ravaged by war and natural disasters. The logistics… Read more »
Who will be inducting this year's Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers?
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 15: Musician Bruce Springsteen performs during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at ACL Live at Moody Theatre on March 15, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)
While it's widely speculated that Lüc Carl is the muse behind many of Lady Gaga's hits, he's stepping out on his own with a memoir. Titled The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds...Wasted, Carl explains how he lost the weight after years of living the indulgent party lifestyle.
"I hope you don't plan on serving that meat hat for dinner." - Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images