50 years today

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Because these boys share their birthdays in the same month, I drew ‘em both!

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shh don’t tell anyone she’s reading on the job when she should be learning the dewey decimal system 

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it might have been 50 years ago today, or yesterday, or last week, because im not even sure what day it was but iT WAS 50 YEARS AGO AROUND THIS TIME

50 years ago today (January 28th, 1967)

Marianne Faithfull and Mick Jagger in Sanremo, Italy where Marianne was participating in the eponymous song contest/music festival. It was here that their relationship became serious and known to the press. In addition to the “official” portraits taken by Dezo Hoffmann the couple was followed by paparazzi everywhere resulting in candid photos like the one above.

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February 20, 1968 - Paul, Jane, Maureen and Ringo (out of frame) having their passports stamped at the Customs checkpoint upon landing in Delhi, India.

Screenshoots from It Was Fifty Years Ago Today; Sgt Pepper and Beyond’s trailer by my lovely sis @tina-aumont @littlequeenies The watermarks are necessary because of screen copying for web use without permission or credits. 

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50 YEARS AGO TODAY - The world learned the news of Brian Epstein’s untimely death. Epstein was found dead in his bed at his Chapel Street flat in London, on August 27, 1967. An inquest found the cause of death to be accidental, resulting from ‘incautious self-overdoses’ of the sleep-aid Carbrital, and alcohol. He was just 32 years old.

‘The next day, I went back to Chapel Street and there were rows of flowers that people had left. I gathered some of them to take them inside. On the top step somebody had left five red carnations beautifully placed in a row, with a piece of paper torn from a notebook saying simply, ‘We loved you, too.’ That finished me. I took them indoors, dashed into the bathroom and cried my eyes out like a young child. After a few minutes I felt better and I put the flowers in water and placed them on a table with the note beside them. I sat and thought for a while. My friend and my boss is dead. I knew that no one could replace him, either as a friend or as manager of the Beatles.’ - Alistair Taylor