This was The Beatles’ 10th show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.
The Beatles played at the venue on 20 separate occasions between December 1960 and 9 November 1961.
Also on this day...
- 2014: Ringo Starr live at Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Oregon
- 2009: Paul McCartney live at Citi Field, New York
- 1969: Recording: Oh! Darling, Octopus’s Garden
- 1968: World première of Yellow Submarine
- 1967: US single release: All You Need Is Love
- 1964: Radio: From Us To You
- 1963: Radio: Easy Beat
- 1962: Live: McIlroy’s Ballroom, Swindon
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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