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The Beatles discuss their third film project

The day after The Beatles’ final UK concert took place in Cardiff, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a meeting to discuss the group’s third film project.

The Beatles to be awarded MBEs

Brian Epstein requested that Paul McCartney and Jane Asher return from their Portuguese holiday a day early, so all The Beatles could be in Britain on the day it was announced that they would be awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire.

Northern Songs is floated on the stock exchange

The Beatles’ song publishing company, Northern Songs, was floated on the stock exchange on this day. Previously co-owned by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Brian Epstein and Dick James, it was restructured with 1,170,000 of the company’s five million shares made available to the public.

Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox

Twenty-two days after he proposed to her in the Ad Lib Club, London, Ringo Starr married Maureen Cox at the city’s Caxton Hall Register Office.

Live: Paramount Theatre, New York City

The Beatles performed for no fee at this charity concert in aid of the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and Retarded Infants Services. It was the last date of their first full US tour.

Live: Municipal Stadium, Kansas City

The Beatles weren’t originally scheduled to perform at the Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Their day off was cancelled, however, after local promoter Charles O Finley persuaded the group’s manager Brian Epstein to let them play.

Radio: The Teen Scene

On this evening Brian Epstein held a party at his home at Flat 15, Whaddon House, William Mews, London. Each of The Beatles attended, as did Judy Garland, Cilla Black, Lionel Bart and members of The Rolling Stones.

Live: Centennial Hall, Adelaide

The Beatles played their second night of shows at the Centennial Hall, Adelaide. They performed two sets, as on the previous day, each to 3,000 people.

Live: Centennial Hall, Adelaide

The day after they landed on Australian soil, The Beatles flew from Sydney to Adelaide in a chartered Ansett ANA jet, arriving at 11.57am.

Live: Prince Of Wales Theatre, London

This was the fifth of seven concerts marketed as Pops Alive!, promoted by Brian Epstein and held on consecutive Sunday nights at the Prince Of Wales Theatre in London.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned weekend off after filming at Gatwick Airport, but the shooting schedule for A Hard Day’s Night resumed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.

The Beatles’ American invasion begins

The day The Beatles’ American invasion began. The Beatles’ Boeing 707, Pan Am flight 101, left London Airport early on the morning of 7 February 1964, bound for New York City.

Television: Juke Box Jury

John Lennon appeared without the other Beatles on an edition of the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, recorded on this day and transmitted the following Saturday at 6.35pm.

John Lennon’s assault of Bob Wooler reaches the national press

News that John Lennon had assaulted Cavern Club DJ Bob Wooler at Paul McCartney’s 21st birthday party three days earlier reached the national press on this day. The report was written by journalist Don Short, who later became a friend and confidant to the group. It appeared on the back page of the Daily Mirror… Read more »

John Lennon apologises for assaulting Bob Wooler

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 »