Scan - NME's “Lifelines of the BEATLES”, 15 February 1963.
(Though, very noticeably, they printed George’s year of birth wrong, and have made Paul the youngest!)
If it’s a bit difficult to read, I’ve typed it out under the “read more” cut.
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John

Real name: John Lennon Birth date: October 9, 1940. Birthplace: Liverpool. Height: 5 ft. 11 in. Weight: 11 st. 5 lb. Colour of eyes: Brown. Colour of hair: Brown. Brothers, sisters: None. Instruments played: Rhythm guitar, harmonica, percussion, piano. Educated: Quarry Bank Grammar and Liverpool College of Art. Age entered show business: 20. Former occupation: Art student. Hobbies: Writing songs, poems and plays; girls, painting, TV, meeting people. Favourite singers: Shirelles, Miracles, Chuck Jackson, Ben E. King. Favourite actors: Robert Mitchum, Peter Sellers. Favourite actresses:: Juliette Greco, Sophia Loren. Favourite foods: Curry and jelly. Favourite drinks: Whisky and tea. Favourite clothes: Sombre. Favourite band: Quincy Jones. Favourite instrumentalist: Sonny Terry. Favourite composers: Luther Dixon. Likes: Blondes, leather. Dislikes: Stupid people. Tastes in music: R-and-b, gospel. Personal ambitions: To write musical. Professional ambition: To be rich and famous.

Paul

Real name: Paul McCartney Birth date: June 18, 1942 Birthplace: Liverpool. Height: 5 ft. 11 in. Weight: 11 st. 4 lb. Colour of eyes: Hazel. Colour of hair: Black. Brothers, sisters: Mike. Instruments played: Bass, guitar, drums, piano, banjo. Educated: Liverpool Institute High School. Age entered show business: 18. Former occupation: Student. Hobbies: Girls, songwriting, sleeping. Favourite singers: Ben E. King, Little Richard, Chuck Jackson, Larry Williams. Favourite actors: Marlon Brando, Tony Perkins. Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot, Juliette Greco. Favourite foods: Chicken Maryland. Favourite drinks: Milk. Favourite clothes: Good suits, suede. Favourite band: Billy Cotton. Favourite instrumentalist: None special. Favourite composers: Goffin-King. Likes: Music, TV. Dislikes: Shaving. Tastes in music: R-and-b, modern jazz. Personal ambitions: To have my picture in the ‘Dandy.’ Professional ambitions: To popularise our sound.

George

Real name: George Harrison Birth date: February 25, 1942. [sic] Birthplace: Liverpool. Height: 5 ft. 11 in. Weight: 10 st. 2 lb. Colour of eyes: Dark brown. Colour of hair: Brown. Brothers, sisters: Louise, Peter and Harry. Instruments played: Guitar, piano, drums. Educated: Liverpool Institute High School. Age entered show business: 17. Former occupation: Student. Hobbies: Driving, records, girls. Favourite singers: Little Richard, Eartha Kitt. Favourite actors: Vic Morrow. Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot. Favourite foods: Lamb chops, chips. Favourite drinks: Tea. Favourite clothes: Anything. Favourite band: Duane Eddy group. Favourite instrumentalist: Chet Atkins. Favourite composers: None special. Likes: Driving. Dislikes: Haircuts. Tastes in music: Spanish guitar, c-and-w. Personal ambition: To design a guitar. Professional ambition: To fulfil all group’s hopes.

Ringo

Real name: Richard Starkey Birth date: July 7, 1940. Birthplace: Liverpool. Height: 5 ft. 8 in. Weight: 9 st. 8 lb. Colour of eyes: Blue. Colour of hair: Dark brown. Brothers, sisters: None. Instruments played: Drums, guitar. Educated: Liverpool Secondary Modern, Riversdale Technical College. Age entered show business: 18. Former occupation: Engineer. Hobbies: Night-driving, sleeping, Westerns. Favourite singers: Brook Benton, Sam ‘Lightning’ Hopkins. Favourite actors: Paul Newman, Jack Palance. Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot. Favourite foods: Steak. Favourite drinks: Whisky. Favourite clothes: Suits. Favourite band: Arthur Lyman. Favourite instrumentalist: None special. Favourite composers: Burt Bacharach, McCartney and Lennon. Likes: Fast cars. Dislikes: Onions and Donald Duck. Tastes in music: C-and-w, r-and-b. Personal ambitions: To be happy. Professional ambitions: To get to the top.

Scan - NME's “Lifelines of the BEATLES”, 15 February 1963.

(Though, very noticeably, they printed George’s year of birth wrong, and have made Paul the youngest!)

If it’s a bit difficult to read, I’ve typed it out under the “read more” cut.

John

Real name: John Lennon
Birth date: October 9, 1940.
Birthplace: Liverpool.
Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 11 st. 5 lb.
Colour of eyes: Brown.
Colour of hair: Brown.
Brothers, sisters: None.
Instruments played: Rhythm guitar, harmonica, percussion, piano.
Educated: Quarry Bank Grammar and Liverpool College of Art.
Age entered show business: 20.
Former occupation: Art student.
Hobbies: Writing songs, poems and plays; girls, painting, TV, meeting people.
Favourite singers: Shirelles, Miracles, Chuck Jackson, Ben E. King.
Favourite actors: Robert Mitchum, Peter Sellers.
Favourite actresses:: Juliette Greco, Sophia Loren.
Favourite foods: Curry and jelly.
Favourite drinks: Whisky and tea.
Favourite clothes: Sombre.
Favourite band: Quincy Jones.
Favourite instrumentalist: Sonny Terry.
Favourite composers: Luther Dixon.
Likes: Blondes, leather.
Dislikes: Stupid people.
Tastes in music: R-and-b, gospel.
Personal ambitions: To write musical.
Professional ambition: To be rich and famous.

Paul

Real name: Paul McCartney
Birth date: June 18, 1942
Birthplace: Liverpool.
Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 11 st. 4 lb.
Colour of eyes: Hazel.
Colour of hair: Black.
Brothers, sisters: Mike.
Instruments played: Bass, guitar, drums, piano, banjo.
Educated: Liverpool Institute High School.
Age entered show business: 18.
Former occupation: Student.
Hobbies: Girls, songwriting, sleeping.
Favourite singers: Ben E. King, Little Richard, Chuck Jackson, Larry Williams.
Favourite actors: Marlon Brando, Tony Perkins.
Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot, Juliette Greco.
Favourite foods: Chicken Maryland.
Favourite drinks: Milk.
Favourite clothes: Good suits, suede.
Favourite band: Billy Cotton.
Favourite instrumentalist: None special.
Favourite composers: Goffin-King.
Likes: Music, TV.
Dislikes: Shaving.
Tastes in music: R-and-b, modern jazz.
Personal ambitions: To have my picture in the ‘Dandy.’
Professional ambitions: To popularise our sound.

George

Real name: George Harrison
Birth date: February 25, 1942. [sic]
Birthplace: Liverpool.
Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 10 st. 2 lb.
Colour of eyes: Dark brown.
Colour of hair: Brown.
Brothers, sisters: Louise, Peter and Harry.
Instruments played: Guitar, piano, drums.
Educated: Liverpool Institute High School.
Age entered show business: 17.
Former occupation: Student.
Hobbies: Driving, records, girls.
Favourite singers: Little Richard, Eartha Kitt.
Favourite actors: Vic Morrow.
Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot.
Favourite foods: Lamb chops, chips.
Favourite drinks: Tea.
Favourite clothes: Anything.
Favourite band: Duane Eddy group.
Favourite instrumentalist: Chet Atkins.
Favourite composers: None special.
Likes: Driving.
Dislikes: Haircuts.
Tastes in music: Spanish guitar, c-and-w.
Personal ambition: To design a guitar.
Professional ambition: To fulfil all group’s hopes.

Ringo

Real name: Richard Starkey
Birth date: July 7, 1940.
Birthplace: Liverpool.
Height: 5 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 9 st. 8 lb.
Colour of eyes: Blue.
Colour of hair: Dark brown.
Brothers, sisters: None.
Instruments played: Drums, guitar.
Educated: Liverpool Secondary Modern, Riversdale Technical College.
Age entered show business: 18.
Former occupation: Engineer.
Hobbies: Night-driving, sleeping, Westerns.
Favourite singers: Brook Benton, Sam ‘Lightning’ Hopkins.
Favourite actors: Paul Newman, Jack Palance.
Favourite actresses: Brigitte Bardot.
Favourite foods: Steak.
Favourite drinks: Whisky.
Favourite clothes: Suits.
Favourite band: Arthur Lyman.
Favourite instrumentalist: None special.
Favourite composers: Burt Bacharach, McCartney and Lennon.
Likes: Fast cars.
Dislikes: Onions and Donald Duck.
Tastes in music: C-and-w, r-and-b.
Personal ambitions: To be happy.
Professional ambitions: To get to the top.

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