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On this day 10/10/1939


On this day 10/10/1939: Eleanor Rigby died in her sleep of unknown causes at the age of 44. She would be featured in the 1966 Beatles' song that featured her name. Eleanor Rigby's tombstone was noticed in the 1980s in the graveyard of St. Peter's Parish Church in Woolton, Liverpool, a few feet from where McCartney and Lennon had met for the first time in 1957. Paul McCartney's first draft of the song named the character Miss Daisy Hawkins.