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Datebook republishes John Lennon’s ‘Jesus’ comments

Setting off a chain of events that would culminate in public bonfires of The Beatles' records and a public backlash that at times made the group fearful for their lives, the US teen magazine Datebook on this day republished John Lennon's remarks that "The Beatles are more popular than Jesus". Read more »

Live: Balboa Stadium, San Diego

Following a five-day break at a Beverly Hills mansion belonging to Zsa Zsa Gabor, The Beatles' 1965 North American tour resumed on this day with a concert at the Balboa Stadium in San Diego, California. Read more »

Live: Atlanta Stadium

The Beatles' only visit to Atlanta lasted around 10 hours, but was remarkable for one key reason: monitor speakers on the stage allowed them to hear themselves play - a rarity during the whirlwind of Beatlemania. Read more »