Sunday, October 25, 2015

This day in Beatles history: October 25

On Oct. 25, 1964: The Beatles are honored with five Ivor Novello awards for most outstanding contribution to music, the most broadcast song and best-selling record (“She Loves You”) and second most outstanding song (“All My Loving”).

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On Oct. 25, 1968, John Lennon and Yoko Ono announce Yoko is pregnant. However, she has a miscarriage in November.

On Oct. 25, 1973, John Lennon filed suit in Manhattan Federal Court over the wiretaps used by the government against him and his attorney Leon Wildes in their attempt to deport him.  

On Oct. 25, 2009, a rare pressing of the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" album made only for Capitol Records employees is revealed.