To all you young ‘uns: The Beatles were *mega-superstars* in the sixties, and really changed the cultural landscape. It might be difficult to imagine, but trust me, they were *huge* back in the day.

Via BBC.

German police have recovered more than 100 items stolen from John Lennon’s estate, including three diaries.

The diaries were put on display at Berlin police headquarters with other items including a tape recording of a Beatles concert, two pairs of glasses, sheet music and a cigarette case.

Police said a 58-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

The items were stolen in New York in 2006 from Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono….
The suspect was arrested on Monday in Berlin after police searched his home and cars.

Martin Steltner, a spokesman for the Berlin prosecutor’s office, said another suspect, who lives in Turkey, “is unattainable for us at the present time”.

It is understood the second suspect used to work as a chauffeur for Ono….

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  1. midget says:

    I’d sure like to get a peek into those dairies, second only to the ones
    the Queen of England has kept since the 50’s.

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