ON THIS DAY: 1969

On This Day in 1969... Did You Know? The "Paul Is Dead" controversy gets underway when an Illinois college newspaper runs an article with the headline "Clues Hint at Beatle Death." The piece cites the Sgt. Pepper album cover and the line "I buried Paul," which John Lennon would later claim is "I'm very bored," in the fadeout of "Strawberry Fields Forever."

ON THIS DAY: 1964

On This Day in 1964... Did You Know? The Beatles headlined at the Gator Bowl (football stadium) in Jacksonville, Florida-and demanded that the audience not be segregated, as was still common in many Southern U.S. cities. Only 23-thousand attended as a result of a hurricane that swept through the area earlier that week. Weather wasn't the…

ON THIS DAY: 1968

On This Day in 1968... Did You Know? The Beatles took a second crack at recording "Helter Skelter," cutting it from 27 minutes to four.

ON THIS DAY: 1968

On This Day in 1968... Did You Know? Eric Clapton recorded his solo for The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."

ON THIS DAY: 1967

On This Day in 1967... Did You Know? The Beatles announced they would handle their own affairs following the death of manager Brian Epstein.

Classic Rock Quiz 8/30

Test Your Classic Rock Knowledge! The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down The Beatles 1 Video Collection is out now. Available on: http://www.thebeatles.com/ Written by John as an expression of his love for Yoko Ono, the song is heartfelt and passionate.

ON THIS DAY: 1966

On This Day in 1966... Did You Know? The Beatles performed at Dodger Stadium in L-A. The crowd of 45-thousand made it the biggest show on their final U-S tour-as well as one of the most frenzied. Police had to fight off fans, who climbed over barricades and jumped on the limo that was supposed to…