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Rock star Paul McCartney born in Liverpool, England, 70 years ago today (1942)

Video: 'Paul McCartney Tribute'

(Thursday, June 18, 1942)Sir James Paul McCartney, musician, singer-songwriter and composer, formerly of the Beatles (1960–1970) and Wings (1971–1981), and described by Guinness World Records as “The Most Successful Composer and Recording Artist of All Time,” was born today in Walton Hospital in Liverpool England.