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 - Beatles at the EMI Studios
George Harrison at the EMI Studios, St. John's Wood, London. The group have written a song especially for the programme 'Our World' called 'All You Need Is Love. The programme will be seen live in 24 countries all over the world with a potential audience of 400 million people.
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Athletics - Ian Thompson Special Presentation - Crystal Palace
European and Commonwealth Marathon Champion, Ian Thompson, wearing his two gold medals, waves to the crowd at Crystal Palace after a special presentation.
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