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- A 50th anniversary concert is to be held in celebration of the British Invasion of The Beatles.
- 39 musicians, including The Beatles, U2, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Lorde, One Direction, and Justin Bieber, release a charity album to help the victims.
- The Victorian iron gates of a children's home which inspired John Lennon to write the Beatles hit "Strawberry Fields Forever" have been removed by the property's owners and placed in storage.
- Canadian singer Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy becomes the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in The Beatles, which she studied at Liverpool Hope University.
- "Beatles Day" is celebrated worldwide as remastered versions of The Beatles' albums are released, as well as "The Beatles: Rock Band".