The Beatles gave their 72nd lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club on this day.
The group’s lunchtime shows in the Cavern typically lasted from 12-2pm. Overall this was their 113th appearance at the soon-to-be-famous Mathew Street cellar club, including their late-night shows.
Although the precise number of their Cavern performances is not known, The Beatles played at least 155 lunchtime and 125 evening shows at the Mathew Street venue between 9 February 1961 and 3 August 1963.
Also on this day...
- 2017: Beatles poster artist Tony Booth dies
- 2016: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr pay tribute to David Bowie
- 1968: Recording: Wonderwall Music by George Harrison
- 1967: McCartney and Starr watch Jimi Hendrix in London
- 1965: Live: Another Beatles Christmas Show
- 1964: Live: The Beatles’ Christmas Show
- 1963: Live: Plaza, Old Hill
- 1963: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1963: UK single release: Please Please Me
Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.