On their only day off during their third and final residency at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, The Beatles ate Christmas dinner at the city’s British seaman’s mission.
This was The Beatles’ second appearance at the Floral Hall on the Promenade in Southport, Lancashire. They gave two ‘houses’ – performances – for different audiences in the evening.
The Beatles took part in only four official autograph signing sessions. Two of them were on this day, and this was the second.
The Beatles took part in only four official autograph signing sessions, two of which were on this day.
The only contract bearing the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and their manager Brian Epstein was signed on this day.
Two days before their first Abbey Road recording session, The Beatles undertook a second day of rehearsals at the Cavern Club, Liverpool.
The Beatles’ first Abbey Road recording session was booked for 6 June 1962, and the group needed to prepare material.
EMI producer George Martin had first met The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein on 13 February 1962. Although the meeting was cordial, Martin was underwhelmed by The Beatles’ music.
This was the 20th performance given by The Beatles at Aintree Institute, which was situated at Longmoor Lane in Aintree, Liverpool. It was put on by Brian Kelly for …
Furious that The Beatles had made a verbal agreement to play at rival Peter Eckhorn’s Top Ten Club, Kaiserkeller owner Bruno Koschmider terminated their contract. Despite this, they continued …
The Cavern Club, which was to become world-famous after The Beatles performed there nearly 200 times, opened its doors for the first time on the night of 16 January …
Paul McCartney saw skiffle king Lonnie Donegan perform at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre on 11 November 1956.