Two days before he had his tonsils removed at University College Hospital, London, Ringo Starr gave an interview to music paper Melody Maker to discuss the operation. At the paper’s office Starr also saw the weekly singles charts being compiled, with The Beatles’ I Feel Fine at the number one position.
Brian Epstein‘s appearance on the long-running BBC radio series Desert Island Discs was first broadcast on this day.
Following the sequence filmed nine days previously on Wimbledon Common, John Lennon joined Dudley Moore and Norman Rossington for an appearance on Not Only… But Also.
John Lennon was interviewed at his home, Kenwood, by New Musical Express news editor Chris Hutchins. The interview was published in the 4 December 1964 edition of the music paper.
I Feel Fine, The Beatles’ eighth Parlophone single was a standalone release not intended for their forthcoming album Beatles For Sale.
This was The Beatles’ 10th and final session recorded for the BBC radio’s Satuday Club, although they gave subsequent interviews to the show until 1966.
The Beatles recorded their third and final performance for pop music show Ready, Steady, Go! on this day at Wembley Studios in London.
On this day Capitol Records in America issued a documentary album, The Beatles’ Story.
Four days before its UK release, Capitol Records in America issued The Beatles’ single I Feel Fine/She’s A Woman, as well as a documentary album, The Beatles’ Story.
Early in the morning John Lennon filmed part of a sequence for Dudley Moore’s forthcoming TV show Not Only… But Also.
Following a four-month gap spent touring and recording, The Beatles returned to the BBC on this day to record a session for the music radio programme Top Gear.
The Beatles recorded an appearance for the BBC’s pop music television show Top Of The Pops on this day, at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, London.
The Beatles rehearsed and recorded their seventh contribution to the television show Thank Your Lucky Stars at Teddington Studios on this day. It was screened on ITV the following Saturday, 21 November 1964, from 5.50pm.
The Beatles’ 1964 British tour ended on this date, with two concerts at Bristol’s Colston Hall. It was the 27th date of the tour.
The 26th date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour was a return to Sheffield’s City Hall. It was the group’s fifth and final visit to the venue.
The 25th date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour was a return to their hometown, Liverpool. It was their first live appearance in the city since 22 December 1963.
The 24h date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour was a return to the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff, Wales. The group had previously performed at the venue on 27 May 1963, and returned for their final UK tour date on 12 December 1965.
This was The Beatles’ third and final concert appearance in Southampton, England. They had previously performed at the Gaumont Cinema on 20 May and 13 December 1963.
The second Beatles EP released this week was Extracts From The Album A Hard Day’s Night.
This was The Beatles’ third and final live appearance at Nottingham’s Odeon Cinema. They had previously performed at the venue on 23 May and 12 December 1963.