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Beatle George Harrison's House In Drugs Raid
police, led by a Sergeant Pilcher (who was apparently jailed in 1972 for planting
drugs), ransacked Harrison's house looking for drugs.
Harrison, told police:
needn't have turned the whole bloody place upside down. All you had to do was
ask me and I would have shown you where I keep everything."
and his wife were able to convince the court that the hash was for their own personal
use and were fined £250.
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Paul McCartney Married Linda Eastman
Harrison was unable to attend the event (see above) which was watched by hundreds
of well wishers outside Marylebone Register Office. McCartney, 26, was the last
bachelor Beatle, and the young fans were upset.
couple had met two years earlier when Eastman, 27, photographed the Beatles in
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1923 Lee de
Forest demonstrates his process, Phonofilm, which allowed sound to be recorded
Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi defies British rule of his country
by leading a march in protest of the British monopoly on salt.