People: Oct. 1, 1965

Papa Beatle Ringo Starr, 25, cocked an ear to little Zak's first wails and mused: "It could be a promising noise. Could be." At any rate, the Baby Beatle's hair was coming in nicely, and he'd inherited the magnificent Ringo nose along with the basset-hound jowls. Now, if he can learn to ululate on key—could be. "He's a little smasher," whooped Ringo as he called at London's Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital and packed off Mama Maureen and child in a Rolls-Royce to their apartment in Marylebone.

Strange are the powers of the inscrutable Occident...

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