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Live: Teatro Adriano, Rome, Italy

This day saw The Beatles’ third and fourth concerts in the Italian capital, Rome. They had also performed at the Teatro Adriano on the previous day.

Live: Teatro Adriano, Rome, Italy

The Beatles performed two shows on this day at the Teatro Adriano in Piazza Cavour in Rome, and two more on the following day. It was the group’s only visit to the Italian capital.

Live: Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Italy

During their career The Beatles performed eight concerts in Italy, over four days during their European Tour in the summer of 1965. The first of these took place at the Velodromo Vigorelli in Milan.

Live: Palais d’Hiver, Lyon, France

The Beatles played two shows, at 8pm and 10pm, at the Palais d’Hiver de Lyon on Rue Louis guerin in Lyon, France. Each of the shows was seen by 3,500 people.

Day off in Paris

Following their two performances the previous day at the Palais des Sports in Paris, The Beatles had a rest day before travelling to Lyon for their next engagement.

Live: NME Poll-Winners’ All-Star Concert

The Beatles topped the bill at the 1964-65 New Musical Express Annual Poll-Winners’ All-Star Concert. It was the third consecutive year they appeared at the event, held at the Empire Pool in Wembley, London.

Live: Capitol Cinema, Cardiff

The 24h date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour was a return to the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff, Wales. The group had previously performed at the venue on 27 May 1963, and returned for their final UK tour date on 12 December 1965.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Nottingham

This was The Beatles’ third and final live appearance at Nottingham’s Odeon Cinema. They had previously performed at the venue on 23 May and 12 December 1963.

Live: Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn, London

This date, the 12th of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour, was the second time they performed at the Gaumont State Cinema in London’s Kilburn district. They had previously performed there on 9 April 1964.

The Beatles return to England from America

The Beatles’ first US tour had ended the night before, with a concert in New York City. On this day the group and their entourage flew back to London Airport (now Heathrow), arriving at 9.35pm.

Live: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver

Having not failed to sell out any of the dates thus far on their US tour, The Beatles only managed to sell 7,000 tickets for their only concert at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver, Colorado, leaving 2,000 tickets unsold.

Live: Cow Palace, San Francisco

Although they had performed shows in New York, Washington DC and Miami in February 1964, this was The Beatles’ first proper tour of America.

Live: Futurist Theatre, Scarborough

This was The Beatles’ second visit to Scarborough in Yorkshire; they had previously performed there on 11 December 1963. On both occasions they performed at the Futurist Theatre on South Bay.

The Beatles arrive in Australia

The Beatles flew from Hong Kong to Sydney, stopping en route in Darwin to allow their aeroplane to refuel. Although it was an unscheduled stop, 400 fans were waiting as they landed in Darwin at 2.35am.

Live: NME Poll-Winners’ All-Star Concert

The Beatles topped the bill at the New Musical Express’ 1963-64 Annual Poll-Winners’ All-Star Concert, playing before an audience of 10,000 people at the Empire Pool in Wembley, London.