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Ringo Starr
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Ringo Starr

Birthday

: 07 July 1940

Age

: 77 years old

Sign

: Cancer

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  • Richard Starkey, MBE, known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles
When was Ringo Starr born?07 July 1940
How old is Ringo Starr in 2018? 77 years
Zodiac sign:Cancer

Ringo Starr facts


  • He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine" and their cover of "Act Naturally"
  • He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, including "What Goes On" and "Flying"
  • Starr was twice afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during childhood, and as a result of prolonged hospitalisations fell behind in school
  • In 1955, he entered the workforce and briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer
  • Soon afterwards, he became interested in the UK skiffle craze, developing a fervent admiration for the genre
  • In 1957, he cofounded his first band, the Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group, which earned several prestigious local bookings before the fad succumbed to American rock and roll by early 1958
  • When the Beatles formed in 1960, Starr was a member of another Liverpool group, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
  • After achieving moderate success with that band in the UK and Hamburg, he quit the Hurricanes and joined the Beatles in August 1962, replacing Pete Best
  • Starr played key roles in the Beatles' films and appeared in numerous others
  • After the band's break-up in 1970, he released several successful singles including the US number four hit "It Don't Come Easy", and number ones "Photograph" and "You're Sixteen"
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