10 Facts About The Beatles’s 1969 Rooftop Concert

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On January 30, 1969, at lunch time, The Beatles appeared on the rooftop of their record label’s headquarters, unannounced, and started performing. Londoners looked on with excitement and bafflement as the world’s biggest band, which hadn’t played live in two and a half years, tried out new material for 42 minutes. It would end up being their final live show. Here are 10 things you might not have known about this strange moment in pop culture.