The Beatles’ fourth US album was the soundtrack for their debut film A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »
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 »
Eighteen months after it was released in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ single / was issued in America. Read more »
The follow-up to Meet The Beatles! was issued on this day by the group’s US label Capitol. 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.
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
After an overnight stop in Washington, DC, The Beatles returned to New York City for two concerts at Carnegie Hall. Read more »
This was the date of The Beatles’ record-breaking first live appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, at Studio 50 in New York City. Read more »
While The Beatles were enjoying their first full day in America, back in the UK the BBC broadcast interviews and reports on the popular radio show Saturday Club, presented by Brian Matthew. Read more »
This was The Beatles’ penultimate day of concerts at the Olympia Theatre in France’s capital, Paris. Read more »