Thursday, 7 November, 1963 The Beatles only appearance in Eire. They fly in to Dublin airport where they are interviewed by RTE, the Irish television network for the In Town TV show. In the evening they perform a show at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin. Traveling with The Beatles is screenwriter Alun Owen, who is [...]
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Tuesday, 5 November, 1963 Brian Epstein flies to the U.S. with Billy J. Kramer for a promotional visit. While there, Epstein meets with television variety show host Ed Sullivan, who wants to let the American audience see the latest crazy fad from overseas on his program. To Sullivan’s astonishment, Epstein insists that The Beatles be [...]
Thursday, 3rd October, 1963 The Beatles start the day at the EMI Abbey Road Studios in London without George. During the morning Ringo ovedubs vocals for I Wanna Be Your Man. George arrives back from his visit to the US around lunch time and the group moves over to the NEMS Enterprises London offices on [...]
Monday, 16 September, 1963 After almost nine months of continuous touring, TV and radio appearances, as well as recording sessions, the Beatles took a much needed vacation. John flew to Paris with his wife Cynthia, where they were joined by Brian Epstein. George and his brother Peter flew to the USA to visit their sister [...]
Saturday, 27 July, 1963 The Beatles spend the day in Weston-super-Mare with photographer Dezo Hoffman, who takes photos and 8mm movies of The Beatles at their hotel, on the beach dressed in Victorian bathing suits, and go-karting. In the evening The Beatles perform the last of their six consecutive nights at the town’s Odeon Cinema.
Friday, 5th July, 1963 The Beatles perform a long standing commitment at the Plaza Ballroom in Old Hill. Also on the bill were Denny and the Diplomats, featuring Denny Laine, who will eventually be part of Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles group Wings.
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 [...]
Friday, 31 May, 1963 Continuing on tour with Roy Orbison, The Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Southend-on-Sea. A review of the previous night’s performance in Manchester appears in The Daily Express newspaper written by Derek Taylor, the Beatles future press officer.
Thursday, 18 April, 1963 The Beatles perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the first time. for a live BBC radio broadcast of “Swinging Sound ’63.” The show is divided into two halves, with The Beatles appearing in both halves, but only the second half is broadcast. In the first half, The Beatles perform “Please [...]
Hamburg-born Astrid Kirchherr met the Beatles in 1960, before they were famous, when they came to perform in Germany.Â An art student in Hamburg, she took some of the earliest photographs of the group â€” now-classic shots that capture the foursome back before Ringo joined the band, back when Stuart Sutcliffe was playing bass. And [...]