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5 things you (probably) didn't know about Sir Paul

Happy birthday to the Cute Beatle, SIr Paul McCartney! He turns 71 today.

One of the rules for Beatles fans is that you must memorize tidbits of Beatle trivia to try and impress other Beatle fans. This is not that easy to do....as things like "he's left-handed" are widely known.

Are any of these facts new to you?

1. Paul's real first name is James.

2. He was the tallest Beatle. At 5'11" he was half an inche taller than George.

3. Paul makes whooping noises in the background  on "Mellow Yellow" by Donovan, and sang backup on Elvis Costello's "Veronica."

4. He was named an honorary detective by the New York Police Department, after performing at a post 9/11 benefit concert.

5. He has a minor planet named after him. Planet 4418 was named "McCartney" in 1983.


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