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Television: Ready, Steady, Go!

The Beatles had performed on the popular ITV music show Ready, Steady, Go! on three prior occasions, but preferred not to do so again. In order to promote their Ticket To Ride single, John Lennon and George Harrison gave an interview at production company Rediffusion’s Wembley Studios.

Recording: Help!

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The title track of The Beatles’ second feature film and fifth UK album was recorded on this day, in an evening session taking place from 7-11.15pm.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles completed the interior kitchen and dining restaurant scenes for the Rajahama Indian restaurant sequence in Help! on this day.

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.

The Beatles’ Christmas Day, 1964

The Beatles spent Christmas Day 1964 in a number of different ways. John and Cynthia Lennon were at home with their son Julian; Paul McCartney was with Jane Asher at her family’s London home; while George Harrison and Ringo Starr remained in their home at flat 7, Whaddon House in London.

Recording: Baby’s In Black

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith One month and a day after their third album A Hard Day’s Night was released, The Beatles returned once more to EMI Studios to begin work on the follow-up, Beatles For Sale.

Television: Juke Box Jury

George Harrison and Ringo Starr both recorded separate appearances for the BBC television show Juke Box Jury on this day at London’s Television Centre.

Live: Blokker, the Netherlands

Prior to performing two concerts in the village of Blokker in the Netherlands – their only two shows on Dutch soil – The Beatles and Jimmie Nicol toured the canals of Amsterdam in a glass-topped tourist boat.

John and Cynthia Lennon, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd fly to Hawaii

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.

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.