Prior to his concert at the Granada Cinema in Walthamstow, London, George Harrison and Ringo Starr met the singer Roy Orbison.
On this day a photo session which was to become a notorious part of The Beatles’ history took place: the infamous ‘butcher cover’ pictures were taken.
Each of The Beatles, along with their wives and girlfriends, attended the première of Alfie, which was directed by Lewis Gilbert and starred Michael Caine.
Two weeks after they flew to Switzerland for a skiing holiday, Paul McCartney and his girlfriend Jane Asher returned to England.
On 13 February 1966 The Beatles were nominated in 10 of the categories for the 8th Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, New York.
On this day Paul McCartney and his girlfriend Jane Asher flew to Switzerland for a two-week skiing holiday.
The following article was published in the London Evening Standard newspaper on 4 March 1966. A fascinating portrait of John Lennon‘s home life, it was written by Maureen Cleave, a close friend to The Beatles. The piece was headlined “How does a Beatle live? John Lennon lives like this”. It grew notorious in later months… Read more »
On the same day that John Lennon’s comments that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus were first published, The Beatles released the Yesterday EP in the United Kingdom.
The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein announced on this day the group’s plans to tour Germany, Japan, the Philippines and the United States.
The film of The Beatles’ 15 August 1965 concert at New York’s Shea Stadium had its world première on BBC 1 in the UK on this day.