The Beatles’ first feature film, 1964’s A Hard Day’s Night, is to be released on Blu-ray Disc in October, according to web retailer Amazon.
Although there has been no official announcement about the release, Amazon lists the US release as 6 October. The Blu-ray version is also listed on the Canadian site, though without a release date.
A Hard Day’s Night was directed by Richard Lester in 1964, and captured The Beatles at the height of Beatlemania. The black-and-white film and the soundtrack album of the same name are considered classics of the era.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Ringo Starr live at Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco
- 2014: Paul McCartney live at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, Texas
- 2010: The Quarrymen perform tributes to John Lennon
- 2009: Paul McCartney’s Citi Field concerts to be released on CD and DVD
- 2009: Lucy Vodden, who inspired Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, dies
- 1969: US album release: Abbey Road
- 1968: Recording, mixing: Honey Pie
- 1967: Filming: Magical Mystery Tour
- 1962: The Beatles sign management contract with Brian Epstein
- 1960: Live: Indra Club, Hamburg
Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.