The second day of filming for A Hard Day’s Night. The Beatles boarded a train at Acton Main Line railway station in west London, and headed for Minehead in the west country.
A US-only single, Twist And Shout, was released on this day. Its b-side was There’s A Place.
On Monday 2 March 1964 The Beatles joined Equity, the actors’ union, only minutes before they began shooting their first film, the as-yet untitled A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles’ first Sunday recording session lasted just over three hours, in which time they recorded three songs. The first was I’m Happy Just To Dance With You.
The Beatles had recorded a BBC radio bank holiday special, From Us To You, on 18 December 1963, which was broadcast on Boxing Day. The show’s success ensured a follow-up, recorded on this day in Studio One at the BBC’s Piccadilly Studios in London.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Having attempted to record Paul McCartney‘s And I Love Her on 25 and 26 February, The Beatles finally completed it, recording takes 20 and 21.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The day after The Beatles finished recording Can’t Buy Me Love and You Can’t Do That, both songs were given mono mixes.
Following their recording session at EMI Studios, The Beatles helped George Harrison celebrate his 21st birthday.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Although The Beatles had taped much of Can’t Buy Be Love while in Paris on 29 January 1964, the first scheduled recording sessions for the A Hard Day’s Night LP took place on this day. It was also George Harrison‘s 21st birthday, which… Read more »
Despite having returned to England just the day before from their first US trip, The Beatles continued work with an appearance on the ABC Television show Big Night Out.
After their successful first tour of America, The Beatles returned to London Airport at 8.10am, to be greeted by crowds of screaming fans.
To return to England from America, The Beatles flew first from Miami to New York, where they boarded an aeroplane to take them to London. They arrived back the following day.
On this day The Beatles were taken to the training camp of boxer Cassius Clay – later known as Muhammad Ali – who was preparing for his 25 February fight against heavyweight champion Sonny Liston.
The day after their second Ed Sullivan Show appearance, The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned day off in Miami, in which they tried water-skiing.
One week after their record-breaking debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles made their second live appearance.
The day before their second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles spent all afternoon rehearsing at their Miami hotel.
The Beatles’ second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was to take place at their Miami Hotel, the Deauville, on 16 February. Ahead of it they undertook a series of rehearsals.
The Beatles travelled to Miami from New York on this day, leaving on National Airlines Flight 11 at 1.30pm and arriving at 4pm.
After an overnight stop in Washington, DC, The Beatles returned to New York City for two concerts at Carnegie Hall.
The Beatles traveled from New York to Washington, DC early on this day by rail, as an East Coast snowstorm had caused all flights to be cancelled.