The Beatles played this Lancashire town dance promoted by the youth club of the local Baptist church on this night.
They were top of a bill which also included The Electones, The Mike Taylor Combo and The Mustangs with Ricky Day.
Also on this day...
- 2014: The Beatles win lifetime achievement award at the Grammys
- 1969: Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day 14
- 1968: Pattie Harrison models for Ossie Clark
- 1968: The Beatles film their Yellow Submarine appearance
- 1967: Mixing: Penny Lane
- 1965: John and Cynthia Lennon holiday in the Swiss Alps
- 1964: Live: Olympia Theatre, Paris
- 1961: Live: Hambleton Hall, Liverpool
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