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Tony Sheridan, early Beatles collaborator, dead at 72

BERLIN, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Tony Sheridan, a singer who collaborated with the Beatles during their formative years, has died in Hamburg, Germany, his family said on Facebook. He was 72.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
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Snow mucks up travel in Britain

LONDON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands of air travelers faced flight cancellations at London's Heathrow airport Sunday due to poor visibility, officials said.

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Website lists odd hotel amenities

BOSTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A Boston website said the most extravagant hotel amenities include one in Oman where visitors have the option of arriving by Jeep, speedboat or paraglider.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
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McCartney: Ono didn't break up Beatles

LONDON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- British rock 'n' roll icon Paul McCartney says Yoko Ono, the wife of late Beatles band member John Lennon, is not to blame for the group's breakup.
Liz Taylor tops rich dead celebrity list

Liz Taylor tops rich dead celebrity list

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor is No. 1 on Forbes' list of top-earning dead celebrities, earning $210 million in 2012.

McCartney given French Legion d'Honneur

PARIS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande joked that he preferred The Beatles to the Rolling Stones when he presented Paul McCartney with the Legion d'Honneur.

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Rufus Wainwright ties knot with partner

Rufus Wainwright ties knot with partner

MONTAUK, N.Y., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- U.S.-Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has married German theater producer Jorn Weisbrodt in a ceremony in front of 250, the New York Post reports.
John Lennon killer again seeking parole

John Lennon killer again seeking parole

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Mark David Chapman, who killed John Lennon more than 30 years ago, is set for another parole hearing, New York State corrections officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.
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Ringo Starr rings in 72nd birthday

NASHVILLE, July 8 (UPI) -- Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr celebrated his 72nd birthday with a star-studded concert at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 6, 2012.
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People make relationships with characters

MANHATTAN, Kan., June 29 (UPI) -- Celebrity deaths can strongly affect their fans, who often use social media to grieve the loss of people they've never met, a U.S. researcher says.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 23, 2012.
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Beatles museum to close in Germany

Beatles museum to close in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany, June 8 (UPI) -- The Beatlemania museum in Hamburg, Germany, says it is closing its doors at the end of this month after three years because of low attendance.
New prison for John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman

New prison for John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Mark David Chapman, the man who killed British music icon John Lennon in 1980, has been moved to a different New York prison after 30 years, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 10, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
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McCartney gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

McCartney gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- British singer-songwriter Paul McCartney has been presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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