The Beatles’ 1964 world tour ended on this night, with two shows at the Festival Hall in Brisbane. Each of the concerts was seen by 5,500 fans.
This was The Beatles’ first night of shows at Brisbane’s Festival Hall. They gave two performances, and a further two on the following night.
Having given their final performance in New Zealand the night before, The Beatles flew from Christchurch to Auckland, Australia.
Around 5,000 fans greeted The Beatles as their aeroplane from Dunedin landed in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Beatles’ flight from Auckland to Dunedin was marred by a bomb scare before take-off. An anonymous tip-off suggested a ‘germ bomb’ had been placed on board the aeroplane, causing an anxious flight for the passengers.
The Beatles’ fourth US album was the soundtrack for their debut film A Hard Day’s Night.
The Beatles attended a civic reception held by Auckland’s mayor Dove-Myer Robinson at the Town Hall, prior to their performances there in the evening.
The Beatles had travelled to Auckland from Australia on 21 June, but didn’t perform in the city until this day.
The Beatles’ second night of concerts in the New Zealand capital saw them perform two shows at the city’s Town Hall, to a total of 5,000 fans.
The Beatles gave just four nights of concerts in New Zealand, starting on this day. The trip was largely seen as less successful than previous stops on their world tour, mainly due to sound problems and police attitudes.
Studios One and Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith With The Beatles on tour in New Zealand, George Martin and his team at EMI Studios created a number of mono and stereo mixes for the A Hard Day’s Night LP and the Long Tall Sally EP.
Although they returned to Australia for final concerts in Brisbane on 29 and 30 June 1964, on this day The Beatles flew from Sydney Airport to Auckland, New Zealand.
The Beatles gave two performances on their final night of concerts in Sydney, Australia, each of which was seen by 12,000 people.
The Beatles gave two performances on the second of their three-night residency at the Sydney Stadium. Each concert was seen by 12,000 fans.
The Beatles’ fifth EP release in their home country was the first to feature previously unreleased material.
The Beatles had arrived in Sydney, Australia on 11 June 1964, but didn’t perform there until this day.
The Beatles’ final two shows in Melbourne, Australia took place on this day.
On The Beatles’ second night of performances in Melbourne, Australia, they gave two concerts at the city’s Festival Hall.
At 8am on the morning of 15 June 1964, Jimmie Nicol left the Southern Cross Hotel on Bourke Street, Melbourne. Accompanied by Brian Epstein, he was driven to the airport where he was given a final agreed fee of £500, as well as a gold watch with the engraving: “To Jimmy, with appreciation and gratitude… Read more »
After almost two weeks apart from the group due to his tonsillitis and pharyngitis, Ringo Starr finally rejoined The Beatles in Melbourne, Australia.