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The Beatles

The Beatles play the penultimate night of a season at the Indra Club, Hamburg, Germany, after which they will switch to The Kaiserkeller.
Derry And The Seniors, Rory Storm And The Hurricanes (with Ringo Starr on drums), The Cassanovas Big Three and Tommy And His Metronomes play at Countryside Hepland, Mersey View Jive Hive, Frodsham, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Casbah, West Derby, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play two shows in one day, one at The Tower Ballroom, Wallasey, and the other at St. John's Hall, Bootle, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles are playing at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, during a seven week residency.
The Beatles play two shows at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Little Richard and The Beatles play the second-last night of a two-week residency at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles are heard performing pre-recorded live versions of the songs Misery, Do You Want To Know A Secret and Please Please Me on BBC Radio show On The Scene. Also featured on the show are Mark Wynter, Mike Berry, Shane Fenton and The Les Reed Combo. The show is hosted by Craig Douglas.
Roy Orbison's British tour continues at The Gaumont, Hanley, England, UK, Europe, with The Beatles, Gerry And The Pacemakers and Louise Cordet as supporting acts.
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The Beatles play the last of four engagements at Springfield Ballroom, St. Saviour, Jersey, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles release their latest single, I Want To Hold Your Hand b/w Hold Me Tight, on Odeon Records in France, Europe.
She Loves You by The Beatles enters the Billboard singles chart in the USA, on its way to the No1 position.
Under the auspices of Capitol Records a conference call takes place between all four of The Beatles, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and surf music guitarist Dick Dale. (A vinyl recording of the call will sell for $10,400 at auction in 2001)
The Beatles release a jukebox version of their single Twist And Shout / Misery on Parlophon Records in Italy, Europe.
The Beatles continue filming scenes at Twickenham, UK, for their first movie A Hard Day's Night.
The Beatles are interviewed for the tv show Roundup Review at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
With Ringo Starr collapsing from exhaustion, The Beatles draft in substitute drummer Jimmie Nicol for the start of their world tour in Denmark, Europe.
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The Beatles, Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, and Sounds Incorporated UK tour plays at the ABC Cinema, Ardwick, Manchester. During the afternoon, however, The Beatles slip in a tv recording session at Studio 4, Granada TV Centre, also in Manchester, for the show Scene At 6.30.
The Beatles record an appearance for UK tv show Top Of The Pops at Riverside Studios, London, England, UK.
The Times of London reports that the recent issue of shares in The Beatles' publishing company Northern Songs has been the "flop sans pareil" of the year. Having been issued at 7s 9d they are now languishing at 6s 6d.
In Port Moresby, New Guinea, government official Richard Pape returns his Military Medal to Her Majesty The Queen in protest against the award of MBEs to The Beatles.
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The Beatles release a new single, Help!/I'm Down, in the UK on Parlophone Records.
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The Beatles' third tour of the USA ends at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA. There is a near-riot when fans rush the stage.
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The Beatles' Saturday morning cartoon show begins in the USA.
During sessions for the album Rubber Soul, The Beatles continue work on Nowhere Man at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe. On the same day, record producer George Martin adds his keyboard solo to In My Life.
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The Beatles release a new EP including the tracks Help!, Ticket To Ride, I'm Down and Dizzy Miss Lizzy in Japan on Odeon Records.
'Another Beatles Christmas Show', starring The Beatles, opens at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK. It runs until 16 January, with support acts including Freddie And The Dreamers, The Yardbirds, Elkie Brooks, Sounds Incorporated , The Mike Cotton Sound and Jimmy Savile as compere.
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Georgie Fame, Cat Stevens, Julie Felix and Sounds Incorporated play the ninth night of a 14–day run in 'Fame In 67' at Brian Epstein's Saville Theatre, London, England, UK.
The Beatles record sound effects to add to the song Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Collins, manager of The Iveys, meets The Beatles' road manager, Mal Evans, and is invited to a Beatles' recording session for Within You, Without You in Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe. Collins talks to Paul during the session, and Paul expresses an interest in hearing The Iveys.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles rehearses his song Step Inside Love with Cilla Black, who will be using it as the theme for her upcoming TV series.
Hello Goodbye by The Beatles reaches No1 in the German pop singles chart.
John Lennon of The Beatles publicly declares his love for Yoko Ono at the opening of his first art exhibition, You Are Here, in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Beatles start work on Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
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During an appearance on the BBC tv chat show Dee Time Jane Asher announces that her engagement to Paul McCartney of The Beatles has ended. What she does not mention is that she had found McCartney in bed with another woman, Francie Schwartz, when she returned to his house in Cavendish Avenue, London, England, UK, Europe, unexpectedly.
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The Beatles are in Trident Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on overdubs to the songs Savoy Truffle and Honey Pie.
David Jacobs, a showbiz lawyer who worked for The Beatles, Liberace and others, is found hanged in his garage in Brighton, England, UK, Europe. Although his death appeared, superficially, to have been suicide, it was widely thought that his death might have been ordered by notorious London gangsters The Kray Twins.
George Harrison of The Beatles returns to London, England, UK, after having spent Christmas in Woodstock, New York State, USA, with Bob Dylan.
It is reported that The Beatles' press officer, Derek Taylor, has announced that the group's next album will be recorded live, possibly at The Cavern Club in Liverpool or at London's Roundhouse. In the event, this will not happen. Indeed, the group is already workin on the Let It Be album.
The Plastic Ono Band, featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono, releases the single Cold Turkey on Apple Records in the USA.
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Doris Troy releases a new single, Ain't That Cute?, on Apple Records in the USA. The song is produced and co-written by George Harrison of The Beatles.
Paul McCartney's debut solo album, McCartney, begins a three-week run at No.1 on the Billboard albums chart in the USA. The entire album is performed solo by McCartney with the exception of vocal contributions by Linda McCartney.
Queen Elizabeth of England officially opens The Beatles Maze at the International Garden Festival, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The George Harrison-backed movie, A Private Function, has its UK provincial premiere in Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Former Beatles' members George Harrison and Ringo Starr join Paul McCartney for dinner and a planning meeting at his home in Cavendish Avenue, St John's Wood, London, England, UK, Europe.
Paul McCartney plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
The Sweet release a new version of I Saw Her Standing There, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Mike Smith, a Decca Records producer who worked with Billy Fury, Brian Poole, Georgie Fame and many others, dies in Camberly, Surrey, England, UK, Europe. Smith also invited The Beatles to audition at Decca in 1961, but the group was turned down.
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