Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band won four Grammy Awards following its release and is widely regarded as one of the most influential albums ever recorded.
On the 19th March 1962, American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan released his eponymous debut album.
On the 6th July 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles met for the first time at the St. Peter’s Church garden fête in Woolton, Liverpool.
On the 27th March 1963, Chairman of the British Transport Commission Dr Richard Beeching published his report entitled The Reshaping of British Railways.
On the 1st June 1967, the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, their 8th studio album.
On the 5th October 1962, two cultural icons made their first appearance when Dr No – the first of the James Bond series of films – hit cinema screens on the same day as the Beatles released their debut single Love Me Do.