On April 19, 1967, John, Paul, George and Ringo -
aka "The Beatles" - signed a partnership deed agreeing that the
group would continue for a (further) period of ten years. When The
Beatles split up prematurely in 1970, Paul applied to have the
partnership terminated and a receiver appointed.
Read a legal analysis of Paul McCartney’s 1970 lawsuit against John, George and Ringo.
On April 19, 1971, Charles Manson was sentenced to
death for ordering the murders of Sharon Tate and others. The
sentence was then commuted to life after the Supreme Court of
California overturned the death penalty in 1972.
Learn more about the trial of Charles Manson from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law.