Sir Paul McCartney performed a concert at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, as part of his Up And Coming Tour. Read more »
The Beatles’ All You Need Is Love was issued in the USA 10 days after it was released in the United Kingdom. Read more »
The day after it was released in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was issued in the United States of America. Read more »
Please Please Me had first been released as a single in America on 25 February 1963 but failed to make an impact. To cash in on the success of I Want To Hold Your Hand and in anticipation of The Beatles’ first US visit, Vee-Jay re-released the single. Read more »
Credited to The Beatles with Tony Sheridan, the single My Bonnie/The Saints was re-released in America on this day, to capitalise on The Beatles’ growing fame.
The single, which had the catalogue number MGM K-13213, reached number 26 on the Billboard charts.
It had previously been issued by Decca with the catalogue number 31382, on 23 April 1962.
The single with which The Beatles arrived in America, I Want To Hold Your Hand was released on Boxing Day 1963 by Capitol Records. Read more »
While John and Cynthia Lennon were holidaying in Paris, and Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr flew to Greece with their partners, George Harrison and his brother Peter visited their sister Louise Harrison Caldwell in Benton, Illinois. Read more »