A The Beatles fan living in the Cleveland area rendered a 1968 issue of Life which included the group on the cover of the library in which he had been stolen, as well as late fees.
"Beatles fans who" borrowed "this copy of Life magazine in 1968 ", the Cuyahoga County Public Library published on Facebook. "Thank you for making it this week and having cleared your conscience." # Overdue #betterlatethannever #TheBeatles #LifeMagazine "
The library published a photo of the September 13, 1968 issue, a MoneyGram for $ 100 and a typewritten letter that said: "Hello, I stole this magazine at the Parma Ridge Road Library when I was a kid I'm sorry I took a check for late fees. "
The cover story, entitled "Days in the Life of the Beatles: They Call It Their True Biography," was written by Hunter Davies. This was the first excerpt of a two-part excerpt from The Beatles: The Authorized Biography, first published in August 1968.
The story covers the Beatles' childhood, the days of training and clearing of the woods in Hamburg and the Cavern Club until 11 October 1963, Sunday night at the London Palladium variety show. Shortly after, the word "Beatlemania" appeared in the British press for the first time to describe the reaction of the group's fans.
Also included in the Life problem are an essay on the upcoming elections, an earthquake in Iran, a story about the musical career of the Detroit Tigers pitcher, Denny McLain, and a piece of a singer from the Metropolitan Opera Company complaining about the difficulties encountered in interpret "The Star-Spangled Banner".