Margaret Thatcher’s spouse not happy about McCartney invite

  • In this June 9, 1983 file photo, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher leaves the Castle lane, Westminster, England polling station with her husband, Dennis, after casting their votes in the general election. Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn’t the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. Papers released on Saturday, July 21, 2018 show that the late husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher put a question mark next to the former Beatle’s name on a proposed guest list he was reviewing. (AP Photo/Kemp, file)

  • In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Sir Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn’t the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. Papers released on Saturday, July 21, 2018 show that the late husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher put a question mark next to the former Beatle’s name on a proposed guest list he was reviewing.(AP Photo/Scott Audette)

LONDON — Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn’t the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street.

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