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 »
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.
To take advantage of The Beatles' second day off from their 18-night concert residency at the Olympia Theatre, Paris (their first rest day was 21 January), John Lennon and George Harrison flew back to London for an overnight break.
In the evening Harrison had dinner with Phil Spector and The Ronettes.
The Beatles' 1963 tour of Sweden was a triumph, with crowds of fans following their every move, Beatlemania in full swing, crowds of fans following their every move, and the group playing with excitement and enthusiasm. Read more »
The Beatles had been due to fly from London to Edinburgh on the morning of 2 January 1963. Due to bad weather, however, their flight was changed at the last minute and they landed in Aberdeen instead. Read more »
In preparation for their impending Scottish tour, The Beatles flew back from Hamburg to London on 1 January 1963. Read more »
The Beatles flew from Liverpool to Hamburg on this day ahead of their third and final residency at the German city's Star-Club, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn, which began later that evening. Read more »
Having performed the last date of their second residency at Hamburg's Star-Club the night before, The Beatles began their return journey to Liverpool on this day. Read more »
The Beatles flew from Liverpool to Hamburg on this day ahead of their second residency at the German city's Star-Club, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn. Read more »
Following their 48-night residency at Hamburg's Star-Club, in which they notched up 172 hours of stage time over seven weeks, The Beatles began their journey back to Liverpool. Read more »