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Beatles Tour London

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Press conference, June 1965 following news they were receiving MBE’s. Paul said ‘We thought that MBE stood for Mr Brian Epstein. Because we always sign his contracts, because he’s our manager’. Check out Beatles Tour London.

While viewing a cut from their forthcoming film, Help! a press conference was hastily arranged at Twickenham Film Studios. The studios were besieged by the world’s press as the announcement had made headlines that morning.

The Day the Beatles Received Their MBEs

The Beatles accomplishments didn’t go unnoticed by the royal family. After the better part of two years as Britain’s greatest musical ambassadors. On Oct. 26, 1965, all four members went to Buckingham Palace to receive their (MBE) medals from Queen Elizabeth II. Discover capital locations with us and book a Beatles Tour London

They had been notified of the award back in June. Their names showed up on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Rock music still had a bad image from most of society. The reaction from many previous honorees was predictable: Several returned their decorations in disgust. Col. Frederick Wagg, even sent back 12 medals he had earned fighting in both World Wars. Prime Minister Harold Wilson, who represented the Liverpool suburb of Huyton, had lobbied the Queen to honour the group.

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