Category: Day in History

This day in Beatles history

4th February 1968 – Recording Across the Universe – With a Little Help…

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February 4th 1968. The Beatles are recording Across the Universe at EMI, Abbey Road. Half way through the session, Paul McCartney comes out of the Studio, and asks the fans

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January 31st 1969 and Long and Wing Road to Let it Be

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Most people think the ‘rooftop’ concert was the climax of the filming of what became ‘Let it Be’. Well actually, it wasn’t. On January 31st 1969, the Beatles filmed performances

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January 30th 1969 Up on the Roof – The Beatles Last Live Performance

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The Beatles last ever live performance took place on the roof of 3 Savile Row, the Beatles’ ‘Apple’ HQ, on January 30th 1969. However, things could have been very different,

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January 21st 1966 – George Marries Pattie Boyd – but Where?

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On 21st January 1966, George Harrison married Pattie Boyd – but where? There is so much confusion on the internet and in books. Some say Esher Register Office (including Mark

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John Lennon

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Remembering John Lennon at the London 2012 Olympic Games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgPRI6-8Efw

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December 6th 1980 – John Lennon’s Last UK Interview

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On December 6th 1980, John Lennon gave an extensive interview about his solo career to Andy Peebles of BBC Radio One. John was in great spirits, and gave one of

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Beatles haircuts ‘unsightly, unsafe, unruly, and unclean’ – fashion archive, 1963

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6 December 1963 Young engineer back at work after suspension for sporting a Beatles-style haircut Thomas Charnock (16) returns to work as an apprentice at a Birkenhead factory today after a

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The Story of The Beatles ‘Apple’ Shop

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To mark the 50th anniversary of it’s opening, blogger Richard Porter tells the story of the Beatles ‘Apple’ Shop on Baker Street. This is an extract of his book, ‘Guide

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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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November 9th 1961 – Brian Epstein Meets 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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