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Roger Christian, vocalist and instrumentalist of The Christians is born in Liverpool, UK.
Humphrey Lyttelton and his band record Bad Penny Blues for Parlophone Records, at IBC Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The song will inspire the keyboard melody for Paul McCartney's 1968 song Lady M adonna, recorded by The Beatles.
Liverpool-born Michael Holliday is recorded live for BBC Radio in a performance at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Also on the bill is Lita Roza.
The Swinging Blue Genes play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. In due course they will change their name to The Swinging Blue Jeans.
The Beatles play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at at The Cassanova Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon of The Beatles publishes his first article, under the pen-name Beatcomber, in Mersey Beat magazine, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. In the same issue, local DJ Bob Wooler's regular column refers to The Beatles as "a unique fusion of talent".
I Really Love You by The Stereos enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart at No85. It will peak at No29. The song will be covered by George Harrison of The Beatles on his 1982 solo album Gone Troppo.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Johnny Sandon and The Searchers.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK.
Brenda Lee and Johnny Burnette present awards at the Annual NME Pollwinners Concert in London to Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Billy Fury, Helen Shapiro and bandleader Ted Heath. Live performers at the even also include Acker Bilk and Shane Fenton, later to find greater fame as Alvin Stardust.
At the start of a five day tour of Scotland, The Beatles fly out from London, UK, but their plane is diverted from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, because of bad weather. Their show at the Longmore Hall, Keith, Banffshire, is cancelled as a result.
The Beatles play at The ABC, Blackpool, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are The Brook Brothers, The Terry Young Combo, Jack Douglas, Freddie Starr And The Midnighters and George Meaton. Pop singer Julie Grant attends the show and meets The Beatles.
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Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein gives a large rocking horse to John Lennon's son Julian for Christmas.
The Yardbirds pre-record a session for BBC radio's Ken Dodd Show, in London, England, UK.
The Nashville Teens play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK.
Pete Best, former drummer for The Beatles, has two singles released today in the USA. Kansas City is released by Cameo Records, while I Can't Do Without You Now is on Mr Maestro Records.
The Who, The Merseybeats, The Fortunes, The Graham Bond Organisation, Screaming Lord Sutch And The Savages abd Hamilton And The Hamilton Movement play at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
When Donovan plays at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, the concert includes a 12-minute long piece of orchestrated ballet music written by Donovan. Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles attend the gig.
The Beatles, minus Ringo Starr who recently quit the group, are in Trident Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on Dear Prudence. Written while The Beatles were in Rishikesh, India, Dear Prudence was inspired by Prudence Farrow (sister of actress Mia Farrow), who was also in residence at the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram, learning about Transcendental Meditation.
With A Little Help From My Friends by Sheffield vocalist Joe Cocker, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles, enters the UK singles chart on its way to No1.
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The Beatles record I'm So Tired and The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
In a continuing game of leap-frog with themselves, The Beatles' song Revolution deposes Hey Jude from the No1 slot in the Canadian singles chart for a second time.
The Beatles' John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear inside a voluminous white bag at a happening, An Alchemical Wedding, in The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
George Harrison of The Beatles releases a new album, Electronic Sound, on Zapple Records in the UK.
Maurice Gibb of The Bee Gees is injured in a crash when his Rolls Royce Silver Cloud hits the kerb in Belgravia, London, England, Europe, after a meal at Mr Chow's restaurant. His wife, Lulu, and Cynthia Lennon (wife of The Beatles' John Lennon) rush out from the restaurant and arrange to have him taken to hospital.
Ringo Starr throws a New Year's Eve party at his house in North London, England, UK, Europe, at which the guests include George Harrison, Lulu, radio deejay Kenny Everett and actor Michael Caine.
Badfinger play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono release the album Double Fantasy.
Four streets in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, are named after each of The Beatles. The names are John Lennon Drive, Paul McCartney Way, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive.
Echo And The Bunnymen play at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Wall Street Journal runs a feature on Frankie Goes To Hollywood, describing them as 'the hottest UK pop group since The Beatles.'
Dead Or Alive, The Colour Field, Killing Joke, The Smiths and Elaine Paige And Barbara Dickson appear on tv music show Top Of The Pops in the UK. The show is presented by Simon Bates and Janice Long.
The Bangles release their second single, Going Down To Liverpool, on CBS Records in the UK.
Julian Lennon, son of John Lennon of The Beatles, plays his first live concert, at The Beacon Theater, New York City, USA.
On their second British tour of the year R.E.M. play at The Royal Court, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band play in Sacramento, California, USA.
Feeder play at The Royal Court, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Broadway show Lennon - The Musical closes after just six weeks at The Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, USA. Based on the post-Beatles career of John Lennon, the show was hammered by critics as an "Ono-centric" view of Lennon's life and as "more hagiography than biography."
Steve Winwood plays at The O2 Academy, Liverpool, England, UK.
Bryan Adams plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
The Vigilantes and Guardians play at The Academy 2, Liverpool, UK.
Kathryn Williams plays at The Louisiana, Bristol, UK.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at The First Direct Arena, Leeds, England, Europe.
Taffy play at The Soundhouse, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.