The Beatles had first appeared on the ABC TV show Thank Your Lucky Stars on 13 January 1963. On this day, however, they made their final performance.
They were also interviewed by presenter Brian Matthew, and the show was broadcast between 5.50pm and 6.35pm on 3 April 1965. Filming took place at Alpha Television Studios in Aston, Birmingham.
Thank Your Lucky Stars was past its popularity peak by March 1965, and by the time it ended on 25 June 1966 it was no longer shown in all ITV regions.
Also on this day...
- 2012: Paul McCartney live at Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium
- 2010: Paul McCartney live at Jobing.com Arena, Glendale, Arizona
- 1967: Recording: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!
- 1966: George Harrison and Ringo Starr meet Roy Orbison
- 1964: Madame Tussauds unveils wax figures of The Beatles
- 1963: Live: ABC Cinema, Exeter
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.