The Beatles’ 72nd evening show at the Cavern Club took place on this date. They topped a bill which also featured Group One, and Vic and the Spidermen.
Overall this was the group’s 177th appearance at the underground Mathew Street venue, including their lunchtime shows. It was also the 29th occasion on which they performed both lunchtime and evening shows at the venue.
Also on this day...
- 2014: Ringo Starr live at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
- 2009: Paul McCartney launches Meat Free Mondays campaign
- 1968: John and Yoko plant acorns for peace at Coventry Cathedral
- 1966: US album release: Yesterday… And Today
- 1965: Recording: It’s Only Love
- 1964: Live: Festival Hall, Melbourne
- 1963: Live: City Hall, Salisbury
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: Top Ten Club, Hamburg
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