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Ringo Starr goes into hospital

Ringo Starr began his 10-day stay at University College Hospital, London on this day. He was booked in to have his tonsils removed, an operation which took place the following day. Prior to his arrival on the ward, Starr gave a brief press conference to assembled reporters.

Ringo Starr is interviewed by Melody Maker

Two days before he had his tonsils removed at University College Hospital, London, Ringo Starr gave an interview to music paper Melody Maker to discuss the operation. At the paper’s office Starr also saw the weekly singles charts being compiled, with The Beatles’ I Feel Fine at the number one position.

US single release: Matchbox

Ringo Starr gained his first lead vocal on a Beatles single, with the US release of their version of Carl Perkins’ Matchbox.

Interview: John Lennon and Ringo Starr in Los Angeles

On 23 August 1964, John Lennon and Ringo Starr were interviewed while in Los Angeles. The occasion was The Beatles’ first concert at the Hollywood Bowl. The interviewer is unknown, but also present for the conversation was Beatles publicist Derek Taylor.

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.

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.

Ringo rejoins The Beatles in Australia

After almost two weeks apart from the group due to his tonsillitis and pharyngitis, Ringo Starr finally rejoined The Beatles in Melbourne, Australia.

Ringo Starr gives a press conference in Sydney, Australia

Ringo Starr arrived in Sydney on the morning of 14 June 1964, following a long flight from London Airport via San Francisco. He spent less than two hours in the city before catching a connecting flight to Melbourne, where he was reunited with the other Beatles.

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

Six busy weeks spent filming A Hard Day’s Night came to a close on this day, with a final scene being shot at Edgehill Road in Ealing, London.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles were filmed this morning descending the iron staircase at the back of the Hammersmith Odeon, which became the beginning of one of two Can’t Buy Me Love sequences in the A Hard Day’s Night film.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

Ringo Starr was the only Beatle to take part in this day’s filming for A Hard Day’s Night. His riverside scene was filmed along the River Thames towpath and embankment in Kew, Surrey, without the other Beatles being present.