Linda McCartney

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney Full Name: Linda McCartney
Nationality:

American

Profession: Musician, Activist and Photographer
Why Famous: Linda Eastman became Linda McCartney on March 12, 1969, when she married Paul McCartney, then a member of the Beatles. Their marriage would last 29 years, before her death from breast cancer.

In her lifetime she was a photographer, particularly of celebrity portraits, and was a noted vegetarian, forming the company Linda McCartney Foods with her husband.

Born: September 24, 1941
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuscon, Arizona, USA

Died: April 17, 1998 (aged 56)
Cause of Death: Breast cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Linda McCartney

  • 1971-08-13 Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"
  • 1972-08-10 Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession
  • 1972-08-18 Police fine Paul & Linda McCartney ś800 in Sweden cannabis possession
  • 1972-09-20 Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm
  • 1973-03-08 Paul & Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis
  • 1975-03-03 Linda McCartney is charged in US with possession of marijuana
  • 1975-11-21 Linda McCartney drug charges in US are dropped
  • 1980-05-17 Paul & Linda McCartney appear on "Saturday Night Live"
  • 1984-01-16 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis