Month: February 1964
Friday 28 February 1964 Radio
The Beatles had recorded a BBC radio bank holiday special, From Us To You, on 18 December 1963, which was broadcast on Boxing Day. The show’s success ensured a …
Thursday 27 February 1964 Studio
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Having attempted to record Paul McCartney’s ‘And I Love Her’ on 25 and 26 February, The Beatles …
Wednesday 26 February 1964 Studio
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The day after The Beatles finished recording ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ and ‘You Can’t Do That’, both …
Following their recording session at EMI Studios, The Beatles helped George Harrison celebrate his 21st birthday.
Tuesday 25 February 1964 Studio
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Although The Beatles had taped much of Can’t Buy Be Love while in Paris on 29 January …
Despite having returned to England just the day before from their first US trip, The Beatles continued work with an appearance on the ABC Television show Big Night Out.
After their successful first tour of America, The Beatles returned to London Airport at 8.10am, to be greeted by crowds of screaming fans.
Friday 21 February 1964 Travel
To return to England from America, The Beatles flew first from Miami to New York, where they boarded an aeroplane to take them to London. They arrived back the …
Tuesday 18 February 1964 People
On this day The Beatles were taken to the training camp of boxer Cassius Clay – later known as Muhammad Ali – who was preparing for his 25 February …
The day after their second Ed Sullivan Show appearance, The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned day off in Miami, in which they tried water-skiing.
One week after their record-breaking debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles made their second live appearance on the show.
The day before their second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles spent all afternoon rehearsing at their Miami hotel.
The Beatles’ second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was to take place at their Miami Hotel, the Deauville, on 16 February. Ahead of it they undertook a series …
The Beatles travelled to Miami from New York on this day, leaving on National Airlines Flight 11 at 1.30pm and arriving at 4pm.
Wednesday 12 February 1964 Live
After an overnight stop in Washington, DC, The Beatles returned to New York City for two concerts at Carnegie Hall.
Tuesday 11 February 1964 Live
The Beatles’ first US concert was watched by a crowd of 8,092 fans at the Washington Coliseum in Washington, DC.
The day after their record-breaking appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles gave a series of interviews and personal appearances.
9 February 1964 was the date of The Beatles’ record-breaking first live appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, at Studio 50 in New York City.
In the morning a press conference was held in the Baroque Room at New York’s Plaza Hotel, where The Beatles were staying. Following this John Lennon, Paul McCartney and …
Saturday 8 February 1964 Radio
While The Beatles were enjoying their first full day in America, back in the UK the BBC broadcast interviews and reports on the popular radio show Saturday Club, presented …