July 01, 2016  

Looking Back Over Ringo Starr's Life as He Turns 70

July 7, 2010 (8:13 am) GMT
Ringo will celebrate his 70th with a private party at NY's Hard Rock Cafe and he has been asking fans to hold up V signs and chant 'peace and love' at noon on his birthday every year since 2008.

It was 70 years ago - today that was born. After fighting a series of childhood illnesses, the young Richard Starkey became an in-demand drummer in his native Liverpool and he replaced Pete Best in the group that was to become the most famous band in the world, .

Now, as Starr turns 70, we thought we'd take a look back over his life and dig up some of the facts you might not know about the old rocker. Happy Birthday Ringo!



More Ringo Starr News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Fergie Debuts 'M.I.L.F. $'. Listen to the Empowering New Track!
  2. Nicki Minaj Goes Braless and Flashes Ample Boob in This Photo
  3. 'Pacific Rim 2' Gets New Release Date
  4. Gwyneth Paltrow on Being the Most Hated Celebrity: 'What Did I Do?'
  5. Vanessa Lachey Lands Lead Role in 'First Wives Club' TV Remake
  6. Free the Nipples! Jennifer Aniston Ditches Her Bra Again During NYC Outing
  7. Yikes! Khloe Kardashian Lived With The Game, and Some Other Men, When She Was a Teen
  8. Joe Perry: Aerosmith's Farewell Tour Is Simply 'an Option'