christine~ (eppylover) wrote,
christine~
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Today in Brian History ~ October 26

October 26, 1966 (Wednesday)
Alma Cogan (Brian's favorite almost-wife) dies from cancer at the Middlesex Hospital.


Click for the Story of Alma Cogan's last days


OTHER YEARS:

1963 - Brian's first appearance on `Juke Box Jury', with Jimmy Henney and Barbara Young. After the show, Brian has dinner with Lionel Bart.

1965 - The Beatles receive the MBE medals from Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace.
Press conference at the Saville Theatre. Brian and Dezo Hoffmann attend.

WARNING: LARGE PICS!
OUTSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE,
BRIAN WALKING WITH MAUREEN CLEAVE IN BACKGROUND




NO MBE AWARD FOR BRIAN.

Notably, George and Paul, and even Princess Margaret, remarked that Brian should NOT have been excluded.
All were quoted stating:   "MBE   STANDS   FOR   MR   BRIAN   EPSTEIN!"










Historical info courtesy of the wonderful DM's Beatles site
by Dmitry Murashev

Photos courtesy of Trini of Apple Scruff Radio,
Chris Carter's Breakfast with The Beatles on 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles
Many more Beatles photo galleries at that site!

{{ eppylover ~ always accepting new friends }}



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