• Short Summary

    BEATLES' DRUMMER RINGO STARR MARRIED IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY).HIS BRIDGE, A LONG-TIME FRIEND, IS 18-YEAR-OLD?

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    BEATLES' DRUMMER RINGO STARR MARRIED IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY).HIS BRIDGE, A LONG-TIME FRIEND, IS 18-YEAR-OLD HAIRDRESSER MARY (KNOWN MAUREEN) COX OF LIVERPOOL.

    IN THE PAST, SHE DENIED SEVERAL TIMES SHE WAS GOING TO MARRY RINGO.BUT WHEN HE WAS ON THE UNITED STATES TOUR, HE TELEPHONED HER FIVE TIMES A WEEK.AND LATER, SHE TRAVELLED 12,000 MILES WITH HIM ON A CARIBBEAN HOLIDAY.

    IT WAS A QUIET, BREAKFAST-TIME WEDDING - WITH NO TV CAMERAMEN OR FANS.THEN THEY DROVE TO A SOUTH COAST RESORT FOR A HONEYMOON.THE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE LISTED HIM IN HIS REAL NAME - RICHARD STARKEY, 24-YEAR-OLD BACHELOR AND MUSICIAN.

    BEATLES JOHN LENNON AND GEORGE HARRISON WERE AT THE WEDDING - AT WESTMINSTER'S CAXTON HALL REGISTER OFFICE.THE COUPLE'S FOUR PARENTS WERE THERE AND THE BEATLES' MANAGER, BRIAN EPSTEIN WAS BEST MAN.

    NOTICE OF MARRIAGE WAS GIVEN ON TUESDAY - IN THE NAME OF RICHARD STARKEY.HE IS THE SECOND BEATLE TO BE MARRIED.JOHN LENNON WAS MARRIED FOR SEVERAL MONTHS BEFORE THE FANS GOT TO HEAR ABOUT IT.TODAY'S WEDDING WAS A SURPRISE TO MANY OF THE BEATLES' CLOSEST FRIENDS.

    (THE QUARTET ARE APPEARING AT PALMA, MAJORCA, THIS SUMMER - IN A BULLRING.FOR ONE PERFORMANCE, THEY WILL REPORTEDLY EARN GBP6000 - SINGING THAT IS, NOT FOR THE CORRIDA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8T6QRLA3EE632B7BEAEWWYNUR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8T6QRLA3EE632B7BEAEWWYNUR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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