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Last Updated: Saturday August 08 2009 11:59 GMT

In pictures: 40 years since famous Beatles photo

Postmen walk across Abbey Road

These postmen are some of the many people who have recreated the photo of the Beatles on Abbey Road. It's 40 years on Saturday since the photo was taken.

Pop singer Jamelia had a go at recreating the photo - along with children from local schools.

Over the years loads of people have had a go at posing on the zebra crossing, just like the Beatles did. Here, pop singer Jamelia posed with children from local schools.

And this darts team joined in the fun too!

And this darts team joined in the fun too!

As did these Beatles lookalikes!

As did these Beatles lookalikes! The original photo was taken in 1969 and at the time The Beatles were the most famous band in the world.

Photo of original shot

The original photo looks a bit different to the recreations - the photographer used a step ladder for the shot, giving it a different angle.

Road sign

This is the famous road sign - all year round tourists and fans head here to have their photo taken in front of it. Abbey Road is the name of the road - and the album they recorded there.