Friday 22 March 1963

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Doncaster

A return to the Gaumont in Doncaster, Yorkshire, a venue The Beatles had previously visited on 5 February 1963. This occasion was part of their UK tour with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez.

UK album release: Please Please Me

The Beatles’ debut album was rush-released on this day to capitalise on the success of their singles Love Me Do and Please Please Me.