Friday 5 October 1962

Live: Co-operative Hall, Nuneaton

On the day that their debut EMI single Love Me Do was released, The Beatles performed at the ballroom of the Co-operative Hall in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

UK single release: Love Me Do

The Beatles’ debut single was released on 5 October 1962. It reached number 17 in the charts, which was a strong showing for a band’s first release.