January 30th Special Days - Featuring 38+ Beatles Freebies!

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Image: The Beatles | photographed in Milan, on the hotel terrace overlooking Piazza Duomo, during their Italian tour, by Bramfab on Wikipedia

January 30th is... Beatles Last Concert (1969), National Croissant Day, School Day of Non-violence and Peace/DENIP/DENYP/World Day of Non-violence and Peace, National Escape Day, National Draw A Dinosaur Day, National Inane Answering Machine Message Day, Change Your Voicemail Greeting Day, Yodel for Your Neighbors Day, UN Social Media Day, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday (1882), Fred Korematsu Day, CTE Awareness Day, Gandhi King Season for Nonviolence Begins, Gandhi Assassinated (1948), Martyrs' Day (India), Bloody Sunday (Northern Ireland/1972)

More Special Days: Thank Your Mentor Day, Young Carers Awareness Day (UK)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert, by Ken Mansfield (Author). Publisher: Post Hill Press (November 13, 2018)Beatles Last Concert (1969)
-- The Beatles' rooftop concert was the climax of a project originally titled Get Back. It was conceived as exactly that, a return to their rock roots in a desperate effort to restore unity when business and personal chaos threatened to destroy the band. So on January 30th, 1969 — the band climbed five stories to the top of their Apple Corps headquarters and played their last concert together. The album and film were ultimately released in May 1970 as Let It Be, their swan song. But it was interrupted by police after they received complaints from the neighbors about the noise.

Read: The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert
-- There are moments in time which cause us to stop and take notice of where we were and what we were doing when they happen in order to commit the experience to memory — how it made us feel, who was there with us, why it felt important. January 30, 1969, was one of those moments. There are those who were on the periphery of the event that day and heard what was going on; but as one of the few remaining insiders who accompanied the Beatles up onto the cold windswept roof of the Apple building, Ken Mansfield had a front-row seat to the full sensory experience of the moment and witnessed what turned out to be beginning of the end. Ken shares in The Roof: The Beatles Final Concert, the sense something special was taking place before his eyes which would live on forever in the hearts and souls of millions.

Image: The Beatles on the Roof, by Tony Barrell (Author). Publisher: Omnibus Press; 01 edition (October 26, 2017)The Beatles on the Roof -- At lunchtime on a bitterly cold January day in 1969, the strains of guitar chords could be heard in the streets surrounding London's Savile Row. Crowds gathered – at ground level and above. People climbed onto roofs and postboxes, skipped lunch to gather and listen: For the first time in more than two years, The Beatles were playing live. Ringing from the rooftops, disturbing the well-to-do ears of the tailors below, they upset the establishment and bewildered the police. It was filmed by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, who hoped the footage would act as the finale to a celebratory TV special.

Image: The Beatles Anthology Box Set |  John Lennon (Actor), Paul McCartney (Actor), Bob Smeaton (Director, Writer), Geoff Wonfor (Director). DVD Release Date: March 31, 2003
The Beatles Anthology Box Set -- The Beatles' story as told by the Beatles themselves. The original 8 VHS tape set spans four DVDs. The 5th disc contains rare and never-before-seen footage exclusive to this DVD package. Newly mixed in 5.1 surround sound with picture restoration.

Beatles Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Watch Beatles: The Journey | Utilizing rare archive footage, news reels and unique interviews, this riveting music documentary follows the formation and astonishing rise of the world's first supergroup: The Beatles
Beatles: The Journey
Amazon Freebies:

🎙️ Free Beatles ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🎙️ Read Beatles ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎙️ Free Beatles apps

🎙️ Free Beatles games

🎙️ Listen to Beatles Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎙️ Watch Beatles Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎙️ Listen to Beatles Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎙️ Free Alexa Skills | Beatles

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🎙️ Beatles' Famous Rooftop Concert: 15 Things You Didn't Know

🎙️ Fab Four Friends The Boys Who Became the Beatles

🎙️ Beatles Inspired Valentine’s Day Printable Wall Art

🎙️ The Beatles Printable Jigsaw Puzzles

🎙️ The Beatles | Free Printable Coloring Pages

🎙️ The Beatles Trivia Questions and Answers

🎙️ Printable Beatles Crossword Puzzle

🎙️ Beatles Albums WordSearch

🎙️ Printable Beatles Bucks

🎙️ The Beatles Paper Dolls

🎙️ Beatles Yellow Submarine: Free Printable Invitations

🎙️ Beatles Yellow Submarine Free Party Printables

🎙️ FREE PRINTABLES: The Beatles inspired banner template

🎙️ Beatles on the Rooftop Paper Toys

🎙️ Beatles Planner Printable

🎙️ The Beatles Story Learning Resource Pack

🎙️ All The Beatles lyrics A-Z

🎙️ Timeline: The Beatles

🎙️ The Beatles coloring pages

🎙️ Free Printable Word Search Puzzle | Beatles

🎙️ 50 Fascinating Facts About the Beatles

🎙️ 93 FREE ESL Beatles worksheets

🎙️ 14 Coloring pages of the Beatles

🎙️ Papertoys The Beatles de Gary Willis

🎙️ The Beatles Papercrafts

🎙️ The Beatles Figurine Paper Craft

🎙️ Beatles Paper Toy | SuperColoring

🎙️ The Beatles Paper Dolls

🎙️ No-Sew DIY Beatles Baby Costume | Primary.com

🎙️ The Beatles - Crafts | Free craft projects, ideas, and tutorials

National Croissant Day
- While the Larousse Gastronomique pits the pastry as originating in 1686 Budapest, other historians refute this as a colorful tale, arguing the French croissant as we know it is a more recent invention, recorded in France as early as the mid-1850s as a crescent-shaped bread or cake. The Oxford Companion to Food argues it wasn't until 1906, in Colombie's Nouvelle Encyclopedie Culinaire, a true croissant, and its development into a national symbol of France, [emerge as] the 20th-century history.

Yodel for Your Neighbors Day
- So get out your lederhosen, head to your neighbor's front porch, and let out your best yodelayeehoo. Then you better start running!

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday (1882)
- The only president to serve more than two terms, FDR was elected four times. He supported the Allies in WWII before the US entered the struggle by supplying them with war materials through the Lend-Lease Act; he became deeply involved in broad decision making after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Bloody Sunday (1972)
- In Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 14 Roman Catholics were shot dead by British troops during a banned civil rights march. During 1972, the first year of British direct rule, 467 people were killed in the fighting.

Gandhi Assassinated (1948)
- Indian religious and political leader, assassinated in New Delhi, India on January 30, 1948. The assassin was a Hindu extremist, Ram Naturam.

National Inane Answering Machine Message Day
- A day to end those numerous, annoying inane answering machine messages. We all get them on our answering machines. An inane message is a senseless or meaningless message or a prank call. Or, it could be an insane message.

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