July 1964

Travel: Stockholm to London

Following their two nights of concerts at the Johanneshovs Isstadion in Stockholm, Sweden, The Beatles flew to London Airport from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport. They arrived back in England at 3.45pm.

Live: Opera House, Blackpool

This was the third of five consecutive Sunday concerts at English seaside resorts. The Beatles appeared at Blackpool’s Opera House on two occasions. The second was less than a month later, on 16 August 1964.

Television: Juke Box Jury

George Harrison and Ringo Starr both recorded separate appearances for the BBC television show Juke Box Jury on this day at London’s Television Centre.

Live: The Night Of A Hundred Stars

The Beatles performed at a special midnight revue show at the London Palladium, entitled The Night Of A Hundred Stars, in aid of the Combined Theatrical Charities Appeals Council.

US album release: Something New

The Beatles’ fifth US album – their third on Capitol Records – contained eight songs originally released on the UK album A Hard Day’s Night, plus a selection of other recordings.

Television: Blackpool Night Out

The Beatles made an appearance on the live ABC Television show Blackpool Night Out, the summer edition of Big Night Out. It was broadcast throughout the ITV network from 8.25-9.25pm.

Radio: From Us To You

The Beatles visited the BBC’s Paris Studio in London on this day to record a fourth appearance on the From Us To You show.

Radio: Top Gear

The Beatles made an appearance on the first edition of the BBC radio show Top Gear, a weekly late-night pop music programme, on this day.

Television: Summer Spin

The Beatles made a live appearance on the summer version of Thank Your Lucky Stars on this day. The edition of Summer Spin was filmed at Teddington Studio Centre in Middlesex, England.

Recording: It’s For You by Cilla Black

The Beatles had arrived at London Airport at 11.10am, following their flight back from Sydney, Australia. In the afternoon John Lennon and Paul McCartney attended a recording session at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, in which Cilla Black recorded their song It’s For You.

Travel: Australia to England

The Beatles were taken by Rolls-Royce to Brisbane Airport early in the morning. From there they caught a Qantas-V flight to Sydney, the first leg of their long journey back to England.