The Beatles performed their Christmas Show at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London on New Years Eve, Dec 31, 1963. There was an adorable skit included in the show. John played the mustachioed villain, Paul the handsome hero, George the helpless heroine called Ermyntrude and Ringo threw snow!
Ian Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. Curtis, who suffered from epilepsy and depression, committed suicide on 18 May 1980, on the eve of Joy Division's first North American tour. Curtis was known for his bass-baritone voice, dance style, and songwriting filled with imagery of desolation, emptiness and alienation.