The first of two Beatles EPs released by Capitol Records was issued on this day. Four By The Beatles had the serial number Capitol EAP 1-2121, and was released only in mono. Read more »
Having completed the filming of their first feature film A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles enjoyed holidays for much of May 1964. Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox went together to the Virgin Islands, while John and Cynthia Lennon flew with George Harrison and Pattie Boyd to Tahiti via Hawaii. Read more »
Recording for the third edition of The Beatles’ BBC radio show From Us To You took place on this day at the BBC Paris Studio in London between 6.30 and 9.30pm. Read more »
The Beatles gave two concerts at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow, Scotland, on this evening. Read more »
This was the first of two visits The Beatles made to the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland. The other took place on 19 October 1964. Read more »
The Beatles recorded the television special Around The Beatles between 9pm and 10.15pm, at Studio 5AB at Rediffusion’s Wembley Studios, London. Read more »
Eighteen months after it was released in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ single / was issued in America. Read more »
The Beatles topped the bill at the New Musical Express’ 1963-64 Annual Poll-Winners’ All-Star Concert, playing before an audience of 10,000 people at the Empire Pool in Wembley, London. Read more »
This was the second day of rehearsal for the ITV show Around The Beatles, which was filmed three days later on 28 April 1964.
As with the previous rehearsal on 18 April, this one took place at the Hall of Remembrance, a 1920s parish hall in Chelsea, London. The building was often used as a rehearsal space by the television company Rediffusion, which made Around The Beatles for ITV.
Six busy weeks spent filming A Hard Day’s Night came to a close on this day, with a final scene being shot at Edgehill Road in Ealing, London. Read more »
On this day, however, he made another mono mix, which was used on the EMI LP A Hard Day’s Night, and on the single.