The El Cortez Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas paid homage to legendary rock group The Beatles with a ceremonial placement of drummer Ringo Starr’s cement handprints.
Ringo Starr Day in Las Vegas
The event began with the unveiling of Ringo Starr’s cement handprints along the Abbey Road Crossing in Downtown Las Vegas. Starr created the handprints in March during Ringo Starr Day at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign.
Ringo Starr left his handprints in cement for a square that will be unveiled in downtown Las Vegas at a later date.
The Beatles only Las Vegas appearance took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Aug. 20, 1964.