Category: Day in History

This day in Beatles history

John Lennon RIP – How I Heard the News

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The history books will tell you that John Lennon was murdered on December 8th 1980 – but in the the UK it was early in the morning on the 9th.

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Remembering John Lennon

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I wrote this piece for the British Beatles Fanclub a few years ago. It still holds true today… Like Beatles fans everywhere, we look back on the events of 8th

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December 5th 1967 – the Beatles Apple Shop Opening Party

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December 5th 1967 – John Lennon and George Harrison, along with their wives, attended  the party to celebrate the opening of the Beatles ‘Apple’ store on Baker Street. Paul was

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4th December 1968 – Hell’s Angels at Apple!

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December 4th 1968. Memo sent by George Harrison to staff at Apple about the arrival of a group of Hell’s Angels to 3 Savile Row. George had encountered the Hell’s

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Remembering George Harrison

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Today we are remembering George Harrison, who passed away on this day in 2001. I was lucky enough to meet George on a couple of occasions – at the premiere

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November 24th 1966 – 50 Years Ago Today – Strawberry Fields Forever!

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November 24th 1966. The Beatles go to Abbey Road Studios after a long, well-earned break to begin recording what would be their new album. The first track recorded was Strawberry

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November 9th 1961 – Brian Epstein sees the Beatles at the Cavern Club

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On November 9th 1961, Brian Epstein went to the Cavern Club to see the Beatles, initially to ask about where to obtain the record they had made in Hamburg with

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November 9th 1966 – When John met Yoko….?

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According to John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and most Beatles books, they first met at the Indica Art Gallery on November 9th 1966, at Yoko art exhibition. John and Yoko

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November 4th 1963 -the Beatles By Royal Command!

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The Beatles’ famous appearance on the Royal Command Performance took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, London, on 4th November 1963. This is an annual charity event,

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September 24th 1941 – Remembering Linda McCartney

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Remembering Linda McCartney, who was born on September 24th 1941 – 75 years ago today. I met Linda with Paul on many occasions. I think the nicest was in June

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