On this day Ringo Starr had his tonsils removed at University College Hospital, London.
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Ringo Starr began his 10-day stay at University College Hospital, London on this day. He was booked in to have his tonsils removed, an operation which took place the following day. Prior to his arrival on the ward, Starr gave a brief press conference to assembled reporters.
On 28 August 1964 Bob Dylan introduced The Beatles to cannabis.
On another day off from their first US tour, The Beatles paid a visit to Burt Lancaster’s house to watch Peter Sellers’ film A Shot In The Dark.
In the morning Ringo Starr collapsed with tonsillitis and pharyngitis during a photo session for the Saturday Evening Post newspaper in Barnes, north London.
After the day’s filming at London’s Scala Theatre, John Lennon attended a meeting with his father Fred. George Harrison and Ringo Starr were also present.
Following their recording session at EMI Studios, The Beatles helped George Harrison celebrate his 21st birthday.
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.
Two days after he assaulted Cavern Club DJ Bob Wooler for insinuating he had had an affair with Brian Epstein, John Lennon sent a telegram to apologise. The incident took place at Paul McCartney’s 21st birthday party on 18 June 1963. The telegram was sent on Epstein’s orders, and read: “Really sorry Bob. Terribly worried… Read more »
Paul McCartney celebrated his 21st birthday with a party held at his Aunt Jin’s house at 147 Dinas Lane, Huyton, Liverpool.
The Beatles’ only appearance at the Odeon Cinema on Manchester’s Oxford Street was the twelfth date of the group’s UK tour with Roy Orbison.
On this day Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr went on holiday to Santa Cruz, Tenerife, for a 12-day holiday. At the same time John Lennon accepted an offer from Brian Epstein to accompany him to Barcelona, for a trip also lasting 12 days.
On this day The Beatles topped the bill at the Royal Albert Hall, London, for a concert broadcast live by the BBC.
The Beatles had a rare night off so, after their third appearance on the ITV show Thank Your Lucky Stars, they drove to Richmond to see a new group, The Rolling Stones, perform.
John Lennon‘s son Julian was born on 8 April 1963. However, The Beatles’ heavy work schedule meant that Lennon was unable to see his wife and son until this day.
John Charles Julian Lennon, son to John and Cynthia Lennon, was born early on this day at Liverpool’s Sefton General Hospital.
The Beatles’ debut UK single, Love Me Do, had been issued on 5 October 1962. Four days later they had no publicity or live engagements, but chose to visit London journalists.
On 23 August 1962 John Lennon married Cynthia Powell at the Mount Pleasant register office in Liverpool.
Following the sacking of Pete Best, The Beatles were quick to recruit their new drummer.
George Martin was impressed enough by The Beatles’ debut session for EMI on 6 June to offer them a recording contract. However, he was less pleased with the band’s drummer, Pete Best.