I've mentioned this before, but I still can't believe that at such an early age, we were all listening to music and taking it all in. Maybe it's because there was nothing on the telly in those days. I mean, in the UK we only had two channels - and they didn't start until 5pm. In black and white.
In September 1969, the Northern Star newspaper of Northern Illinois University ran a story claiming that Paul McCartney had been killed in a car crash in 1966 and had been replaced by a look-alike... One of the greatest urban legends ever, this story just grew and grew.