Monday 23 March 1964

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

This was the first day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London, where the performance finale of A Hard Day’s Night took place. In all The Beatles were at the Scala for seven working days, until 31 March when the final performance in front of an audience took place.

US EP release: The Beatles

The first of three Beatles EPs was released on this day. Simply titled The Beatles, it was issued in mono by the Vee-Jay label as VJEP 1-903.