1962

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the 13th and penultimate date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the 12th date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the 11th date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the 10th date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the ninth date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the eighth date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the seventh date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the sixth date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the fifth date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the fourth date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the third date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the second date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Live: Star-Club, Hamburg

This was the opening date of The Beatles’ second residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg

The Beatles flew from Liverpool to Hamburg on this day ahead of their second residency at the German city’s Star-Club, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Television: People And Places

Twelve days after their debut television appearance on the People And Places show, The Beatles returned to Granada TV Centre in Manchester to film a second performance.

Live: Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Although The Quarrymen had performed at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre on three occasions (9 June 1957, and 18 and 26 October 1959), this was The Beatles’ first appearance at the prestigious venue.

Live: Hulme Hall, Birkenhead

The Beatles played four shows at Hulme Hall on Bolton Road in Port Sunlight, Birkenhead. This was the fourth date, and was promoted by the local Recreations Association.

The Beatles’ first radio interview

At 8.45pm on this date, before their fourth and final live appearance at the Hulme Hall in Birkenhead, The Beatles recorded a radio interview for Radio Clatterbridge. It is the group’s first surviving spoken-word interview.

Live: Public Hall, Preston

The Beatles performed twice in Preston, the Lancashire town 30 miles from Liverpool. This was their first appearance.