28 Oct 2013
After a worldwide search for the six teenagers photographed by Ringo Starr in 1964, they have been found.
Following an amazing response, we managed to contact five out of the six subjects (one, Matt Blender, sadly died in 2011). Gary Van Deursen, Suzanne Rayot, Arlene Norbe, Charlie Schwartz and Bob Toth reunite today, Monday 28th October, on NBC's Today show. Having skipped school for a glimpse of The Beatles, nearly 50 years later they will meet with their hero next month.
'How great that they found these people! And how cool to now know a little of their story and what that moment was like from their perspective. Right now I'm off in Latin America on tour and I won't be back until November when we play two shows at the Palms in Las Vegas. I look forward to meeting them when I get back. See you in Las Vegas! Peace & love.’ – Ringo Starr
It has been discovered that the photo was taken in New York, just after The Beatles first landed at JFK Airport on February 7th 1964.
The now-famous photograph was previously unseen for decades, and joins many more unpublished pictures in Ringo’s new limited edition book, PHOTOGRAPH. Click here to find out more and place your order today.
Left: The five surviving classmates were reunited this morning on NBC's 'Today' show.
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