On Friday 14 June 1963 the Beatles made a sensational final return to one of their favourite and most played venues - the 5,000 capacity Tower Ballroom in New Brighton.
Their 27th appearance was as the headliners of Brian Epstein's Mersey Beat Showcase, a bill made up of acts managed by Epstein's NEMS Enterprises.
At 11.45pm Paul was heading for the Mersey tunnel when he was stopped on Seabank Road (the A554) by Police for driving over the speed limit.
His court appearance was set for Monday, 26 August 1963.
55 years ago today he received a fine and a one-year driving ban. His conviction made the local press: