Special Sub-Topic: Paulpouri
|What is the name of Sir Paul's stepsister?|
Ruth. After Paul's mother, Mary McCartney, died when he was 14 years old, it took his father, Jim, a while to recoup. When he finally did remarry, his new wife had a child, which they named Ruth. She used to tell Sir Paul that fans that went to school with her were "weird," because they used to scream at her when she would walk down the halls, "that's the Beatles sister!"
|True or false: Sir Paul's first name is Paul?|
False. Actually, Sir Paul's birth name is James Paul McCartney. So, his first name is James.
|In 1999, Sir Paul wrote a book of poetry. What was the name of the book?|
Blackbird Singing. In 1999, Sir Paul wrote a book of poetry called "Blackbird Singing." It contains poetry written over the years, as well as words to many of the songs he has written.
|When did Sir Paul's wife, Linda, pass away?|
April 17, 1998. After suffering for years with breast cancer, Linda McCartney passed away in her home with Sir Paul and their four children there to guide the way. Rest you in peace, Linda.
|What is the name of Sir Paul's and Linda's first child?|
Mary. After marrying Linda on March 12th, 1969, Sir Paul adopted Linda's first child, Heather, from her first marriage. Their first child together was Mary.
|What was the name of Sir Paul's father-in-law, and what was his profession?|
Lee Eastman, an attorney. Linda's father, Lee Eastman, was an attorney.
|When Sir Paul was 14 and his brother, Michael, was 12, their mother died of breast cancer. What was her profession?|
nurse. Sir Paul was 14 when his mother, Mary McCartney, succumbed to breast cancer. She was a nurse at Walton Hospital in Liverpool, England. This was the hospital where Paul was born.
|In 1953, the Joesph Williams Primary School was preoccupied with the national celebrations for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Sir Paul wrote an essay on the subject of monarcy and won for the eleven-year-old age group. What was the prize?|
A souvenir book of the coronation and a book token. In the 1997 Barry Miles and Sir Paul McCartney compilation book, "Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now," Paul speaks of this contest. "When some dignitary in pinstripes called my name-' And for the eleven-year-old age group, from Joseph Williams Primary School in Gateacre, J.P. McCartney'-my knees went rubbery."
|What is Sir Paul's and Linda's third eldest daughter, Stella, famous for? |
fashion designer. Stella McCartney used to design for Chloe. As I am quite the Beatle/McCartney fan, it's even a shock to me why I don't know who she designs for now! In 2000, her father, Sir Paul, presented her with the Designer Of The Year Award on the VH1 fashion awards. He sported a shirt saying (a much cleaner version of what Stella said when Paul was put in The Hall of Fame) "It's about time!"
|True or false: Sir Paul is a vegetarian and a fur activist?|
true. Sir Paul is a vegetarian and a fur activist. So was his late wife, Linda.
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