The Beatles gave their 142nd lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club on this day.
The group’s lunchtime shows typically lasted from 12-2pm. This was their 252nd known performance overall at the soon-to-be-famous cellar venue on Mathew Street in Liverpool’s city centre, including evening appearances.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Paul McCartney live: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
- 2014: Ringo Starr live: Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers, Florida
- 1999: Album release: I Wanna Be Santa Claus by Ringo Starr
- 1999: US album release: Working Classical by Paul McCartney
- 1968: John and Yoko appear in court on drugs charges
- 1967: Recording: Hello, Goodbye
- 1965: Recording: unused Christmas fan club messages
- 1964: Live: ABC Cinema, Edinburgh
- 1963: Live: Pavilion Gardens Ballroom, Buxton
- 1961: Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.