The Beatles

The road was made famous by The Beatles but many believe it was named after a slave trader.
For the first time, Beatles fans will be able to walk in the footsteps on John Lennon in the real “Strawberry Fields” as The Salvation Army has opened the gates to the grounds of what was once a children’s home that inspired the famous song.
Fifty years ago today, photographer Ian MacMillan snapped a few photos of The Beatles crossing the street to their Abbey Road Studio. But he may not have known he was creating one of the most iconic images of the band, arguably the most famous in the world. The four musicians walking over the pedestrian crossing in London has been recreated endlessly in the past five decades from The Simpsons to some Franciscan monks.
It was a zillion years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play.
Plus, the Tom Cruise joke that got cut from the Beatles-inspired film and Sarah Silverman's key contribution to the script.
The ex-Beatle delighted onlooking fans when he revisited the iconic zebra crossing at Abbey Road Studios.