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Live: Empire Theatre, Liverpool

This was the second preview of The Beatles’ Christmas Show in the north of England, ahead of its full run at the Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park, London, on 24 December 1963.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ only concert at Liverpool’s Odeon Cinema. It took place on day 28 of their 1963 Autumn Tour of the UK and Ireland.

Live, television: It’s The Beatles

Following their appearance on the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, The Beatles recorded a special concert appearance for the corporation at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre.

Television: Juke Box Jury

A busy day for The Beatles. In the afternoon they filmed a special edition of the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, before performing for 2,500 hometown fans. In the evening they played another two shows at the nearby Odeon Cinema.

Television: The Mersey Sound

This was the fourth and final day in which The Beatles were filmed by BBC producer Don Haworth for the documentary The Mersey Sound.

Television: Summer Spin

The day after their final concert in Llandudno, north Wales, The Beatles drove to the Alpha (ATV) Studios in Birmingham for an appearance on Summer Spin, the summer version of Thank Your Lucky Stars.

Live: Grafton Rooms, Liverpool

This was te Beatles’ fourth and final show at this Liverpool venue. They had first performed at the Grafton Rooms almost a year to the day earlier, on 3 August 1962.

Lennon and McCartney finish writing She Loves You

The day after they began writing She Loves You in a Newcastle hotel room, John Lennon and Paul McCartney finished the song in the dining room of McCartney’s family home at 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool.

Television: Summer Spin

The Beatles headlined a special edition of Summer Spin – the summer title of Thank Your Lucky Stars – dedicated to Mersey Beat groups. It was recorded at Alpha TV Studios in Birmingham.

Live: Grafton Rooms, Liverpool

The Beatles’ third known concert at Liverpool’s Grafton Rooms had been arranged in February 1963, and was a fundraiser for the charity the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

Julian Lennon is born

John Charles Julian Lennon, son to John and Cynthia Lennon, was born early on this day at Liverpool’s Sefton General Hospital.

Live: Empire Theatre, Liverpool

A triumphant homecoming show for The Beatles, who gave a performance at the Empire Theatre. It was their first performance in the city in over a month, and came in the same week their debut album Please Please Me was released.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)

By February 1963 appearances by The Beatles at Liverpool’s Cavern Club certainly weren’t unusual. However, by this time their fame had grown considerably, and demand to see them was high.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

This was The Beatles’ final lunchtime show at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Although they played subsequent shows at the venue, they were all evening performances.