The Beatles’ 14th evening show at Liverpool’s Cavern Club took place on this date.
On this occasion they shared a bill with two other acts: Johnny Sandon and the Searchers, and Ian and the Zodiacs.
The precise number of the group’s Cavern Club shows is not known, although at least 155 lunchtime performances and 125 evening shows are documented. This was their 45th appearance overall.
Last updated: 24 August 2012
Also on this day...
- 2010: Ringo’s Beatles debut venue burns down
- 1968: Recording: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
- 1968: Television: Paul McCartney and Mary Hopkin filmed for Magpie
- 1967: Recording, mixing: I Am The Walrus, The Fool On The Hill, Blue Jay Way
- 1966: John Lennon begins wearing ‘granny’ glasses
- 1964: Live: Olympia Stadium, Detroit
- 1963: Live: Odeon Cinema, Luton
- 1963: UK EP release: The Beatles’ Hits
- 1962: Live: Rialto Ballroom, Liverpool
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1960: Live: Indra Club, Hamburg
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