2nd July 1964: The Beatles (from left to right, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr) arrive back at London Airport after their Australian tour.

Over the holiday’s it was announced that Ringo Starr is to join the MBE joining Sir Paul McCartney, Elton and now Barry Gibb. Ringo will be knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Did you know that John Lennon gave his knighthood…..BACK?

The Day John Lennon Returned His MBE to the Queen

John Lennon returned his MBE to the queen on November 25, 1969.