Wednesday, 26 June, 1963 Staying in the north The Beatles play at the Majestic Ballroom in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In their hotel room after the gig, John Lennon and Paul McCartney write their next single “She Loves You.”
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Tuesday, 25 June, 1963 The Beatles play a gig at the Astoria Ballroom in Middlesbrough.
Monday, 24 June, 1963 The Beatles tape an appearance for the BBC radio program “Saturday Club” at London’s Playhouse Theatre. They perform “I Got to Find My Baby,” “Memphis,” “Money,” “Till There Was You,” “From Me to You,” and “Roll Over Beethoven.” The show will be broadcast on June 29.
Sunday, 23 June, 1963 The Beatles tape an appearance on the ABC Television program “Lucky Stars – Summer Spin” at Alpha Television Studios in Birmingham. This program is the summer title for “Thank Your Lucky Stars.” This entire edition is devoted to the “Mersey Beat” boom, featuring The Beatles and the Liverpool acts that had [...]
Saturday, 22 June, 1963 John Lennon is in London to tape an appearance on the very popular television program “Juke Box Jury” to be broadcast on June 29. John causes a bit of a stir when he states negative opinions of every one of the records being reviewed. The taping of the program runs long [...]
Friday, 21 June, 1963 The Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Guildford.
Wednesday, 19 June, 1963 The Beatles, at London’s Playhouse Theatre, record a radio appearance for the BBC program “Easy Beat,” taped before a screaming audience. The Beatles perform “Some Other Guy,” “A Taste of Honey,” “Thank You Girl,” and “From Me to You.” The show will be broadcast on June 23. This performance/recording session is [...]
Tuesday, 18 June, 1963 Paul McCartney’s 21st birthday is celebrated with a party at the house of Paul’s Auntie Gin. in Huyton, Liverpool. John Lennon, who had become drunk, grew enraged when Bob Wooler hinted that John and Brian Epstein may have had a homosexual affair during their vacation to Spain. Lennon gave Wooler a [...]
Monday, 17 June, 1963 The Beatles record the fourth, and last of the original run, of the “Pop Go the Beatles” radio program in Studio 5 of the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios in London. . The Beatles perform the songs “I Saw Her Standing There,” “Anna,” “Boys,” “Chains,” “P.S. I Love You,” and “Twist and [...]
Saturday, 15 June, 1963 The Beatles play before 1,500 crammed into to the City Hall in Salisbury. Brian Epstein was so concerned about the overcrowding and the subsequent safety of The Beatles that he wanted the gig canceled and offered to refund the promoter 60% of the booking fee. The promoter refused and the show [...]