The Beatles at a recording session in London. (l-r) Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon. *12/08/2000 The 20th anniversary of John Lennon's death was being commemorated Friday December 8th, 2000, with a blue plaque unveiled at his suburban childhood home. Lennon lived at the small semi-detached house in Woolton, Liverpool, from the age of five until 1963, when the 23-year-old achieved worldwide fame with the Beatles. * 12/11/2000: The band will unleash an album widely expected to become one of the biggest sellers of all time. With 80 minutes of music on it, the album, entitled 1, is the first collection of greatest hits they have released and comes three decades after the band split. * 30/11/2001: It has been announced, George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer has died, a longtime family friend told The Associated Press. Harrison, who wrote While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Here Comes the Sun, was 58.
Music - The Spectrum - Portobello Road, London
New faces in the antique market of London's busy Portobello Road belong to 'The Spectrum', a London pop group that has been signed to a 100, 000 TV and film contract by producers Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. The group are (l-r) Keith Forsey, Tony Atkins, Colin Forsey, Anthony Judd and Bill Chambers.
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Fashion - 1980's
Roxanna, left, steps into the future in this outfit of bold shapes made with 100 per cent waterproof silk by Maoro Benedetti, while Gail models a gillet and mini skirt outfit with matching boots in Tuscan lambswool trimmed suede by Rufus for the Florence and Tuscany Fashion Show.
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