Amount paid at a July 2005 auction for John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to "All You Need Is Love":

$1 million
On July 28, 2005, a page of John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for "All You Need is Love" used by him during The Beatles' final television appearance in 1967 was sold for $1 million at a London auction.
Source: Windsor Star (Ontario), 7/30/2005

 
   
 
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Amount paid at a June 2010 Sotheby's auction John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for "A Day in the Life":

$1.2 million
On June 18, 2010, a page of John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song "A Day in the Life" sold for $1.2 million at an auction held by Sotheby's in New York.
Source: New York Post, 6/19/2010

 
   
  Number of bands on the bill at the Beatles' last live concert in England:

4
On May 1, 1966, the Beatles played at London's Wembley Stadium on a bill which also featured the Rolling Stones, the Who and the Yardbirds. It was the last time the Beatles' played a live concert in England.
Source: The Beatles, Hunter Davies, 1/1/1900

 
   
  Song which NASA beamed toward the North Star, Polaris on Feb. 4, 2008:

"Across The Universe", the Beatles
On Feb. 4, 2008, NASA broadcast "Across the Universe" on its Deep Space Network, aimed at the North Star, Polaris, which is 431 light-years from Earth. NASA chose the date to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the day the Beatles recorded the song.
Source: Washington Post, 2/4/2008