The Beatles made their second appearance on ABC Television’s hugely popular music show Thank Your Lucky Stars on this day.
Filming took place at the Teddington Studio Centre on Broom Road in Teddington, Middlesex. The Beatles’ rehearsal began at 11am, and the programme was recorded in the afternoon.
The Beatles were third on a seven-act bill. They mimed to one song, ‘Please Please Me’, and the headline act was Billy Fury.
The episode of Thank Your Lucky Stars was broadcast throughout most of the United Kingdom on Saturday 23 February, between 5.50 and 6.30pm.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Ringo Starr live: Peace Center, Greenville, South Carolina
- 2010: National Trust considers campaign to buy Abbey Road Studios
- 2010: McCartney hopes Abbey Road can be saved after reports of an EMI sale
- 1975: US album release: Rock ‘N’ Roll by John Lennon
- 1972: Wings live: Sheffield University
- 1970: Recording, mixing: I’m A Fool To Care, Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing by Ringo Starr
- 1967: Recording, mixing: Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!
- 1967: UK single release: Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever
- 1965: Recording: The Night Before, You Like Me Too Much
- 1964: Day off in Miami
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
- 1961: Live: St John’s Hall, Liverpool
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