John Lennon‘s son Julian was born on 8 April 1963. However, The Beatles’ heavy work schedule meant that Lennon was unable to see his wife and son until this day.
This was the last of The Beatles’ 17 live appearances at the Majestic Ballroom in Birkenhead.
The Beatles performed twice at this London venue. The second occasion was on 23 October 1964.
Following their appearance on the BBC radio show Pop Inn, The Beatles went to Wembley Studios for a booking on the children’s television programme Tuesday Rendezvous.
The Beatles were in the BBC Paris Studio in London between 12.30 and 1.45pm for an interview on the BBC Light Programme radio show Pop Inn.
This was The Beatles’ only performance at this leisure centre on the High Street in Leyton, east London.
John Charles Julian Lennon, son to John and Cynthia Lennon, was born early on this day at Liverpool’s Sefton General Hospital.
The Beatles had performed at the Guildhall in Portsmouth, England on Saturday 30 March 1963 during the Tommy Roe/Chris Montez tour, but returned to the city on this day for a show at the Savoy Ballroom in the seaside resort of Southsea.
The Beatles performed at this venue, in St John’s Road, Buxton, Derbyshire on two occasions. The second time was on 19 October 1963.
On this day The Beatles were awarded their first silver disc, for sales of more than 250,000 copies of their single Please Please Me.
One of The Beatles’ more unusual live engagements, certainly for 1963: a performance at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire.
The Beatles had recorded two sessions for the BBC radio show Side By Side just three days earlier, but such was the demand for more music from them that they recorded a third on this day.
The Beatles recorded three songs for the BBC radio show Easy Beat at the Playhouse Theatre, London on this day. It was their first appearance on the programme.
This was The Beatles’ third concert in Sheffield, Yorkshire. They performed two sets at the Azena Ballroom.
The Beatles recorded two shows for the radio series Side By Side, to be broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service.