Having been told on 1 November that their contract to perform at his Kaiserkeller club was being terminated by owner Bruno Koschmider, The Beatles began moving their belonging to the attic room above the nearby Top Ten Club.
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German police authorities deported George Harrison from Hamburg on this day, after discovering he was under 18 years of age.
Furious that The Beatles had made a verbal agreement to play at rival Peter Eckhorn’s Top Ten Club, Kaiserkeller owner Bruno Koschmider terminated their contract. Despite this, they continued to perform at the club for another three weeks.
Although they were under contract to play at Bruno Koschmider’s Kaiserkeller club until 31 December 1960, they made a verbal agreement with rival club owner Peter Eckhorn to play at his new venue, the Top Ten Club.
Following their 48-night tenure at the Indra Club, The Beatles moved to another club owned by Bruno Koschmider, the Kaiserkeller.
Having played 48 consecutive nights with no time off, The Beatles’ residency at the Indra Club in Hamburg ended on this day.
Following their first performance at the Indra Club, The Beatles stayed at venue owner Bruno Koschmider’s flat in Hamburg.
The Beatles arrived in Hamburg, Germany in the early evening of 17 August 1960, for the first of 48 nights at the Indra Club on the Grosse Freiheit street.
The second major phase in The Beatles’ story was about to begin. On 16 August 1960 they embarked on the journey from Liverpool to Hamburg, Germany.