Cuban who banned Beatles has died

02/04/2009 3:55 PM

02/04/2009 3:57 PM

The man who banned the Beatles from the communist-run island's radio and television stations has died, state television said on Tuesday. Jorge "Papito" Serguera, who at the time was president of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television, pulled Beatles music from the airwaves in the 1970s even though he later admitted he enjoyed listening to it in private.
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