Ringo Starr, who was the oldest member of The Beatles, blows out 74 candles today.

How well do you know Ringo? (answers at the bottom)

1. Who did Ringo Starr replace in The Beatles?

 

a) Stu Sutcliffe

b) Pete Best

c) Tony Sheridan

 

2. On which of these Beatles hits did Ringo sing lead?

 

a) "She Loves You"

b) "Back in the USSR"

c) "Yellow Submarine"

 

3. Ringo acted in the bizarre 1975 movie Lisztomania, playing what iconic figure?

a) God

b) The Pope

c) King Henry the 8th  

 

4. At the height of Beatlemania in 1964, a song titled "Ringo" topped the U.S. single charts, but despite its name, it wasn't about the drummer. Which TV star of the day recited the song's lyrics?

a) Dick Van Dyke

b) Richard Chamberlain

c) Lorne Greene

d) Fred MacMurray

 

Answers: B, C, B, C