Friday, 24 January, 1964 The Beatles spent part of the day at the Paris studios of the American Forces Network recording a radio interview that would be broadcast on a show called Weekend World to US troops stationed in West Germany. In the evening it was back to the Olympia Theatre for two more shows.
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Thursday, 23 January, 1964 Another two shows at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. I don’t know what date the footage in the video below was shot, but I believe it’s the only recorded film of The Beatles at the Olympia.
Wednesday, 22 January, 1964 After a rare day off (one of only two during this engagement), The Beatles returned to the stage for two more shows at the Olympia Theatre in Paris.
Monday, 20 January, 1964 The Beatles played another two shows at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. Earlier in the day a short interview with the group was broadcast on the French radio station Europe 1
Sunday, 19 January, 1964 The on going series of performances at the Olympia Theatre in Paris usually consisted of two shows each night, with a third show, a matinee performance, added on Sundays. A portion of this Sunday’s matinee was broadcast live by the French radio station Europe 1 during its Musicorama show. Listeners heard [...]
Saturday, 18 January, 1964 The Beatles play at the Olympia Theatre in Paris.
Friday, 17 January, 1964 The second day of the Beatles mammoth engagement at the Olympia Theatre in Paris.
Thursday, 16 January, 1964 The Beatles start a 18 day run at the Olympia Theatre on the Boulevard des Capucines in Paris. They are part of a nine act bill, and although they closed the show each night they were never officially declared as the headline act. The Beatles set consisted of From Me To [...]
Wednesday, 15 January, 1964 Ringo flies to Paris from London and joins the rest of the group for a warm up show at the Cinema Cyrano in the Parisian suburb of Versailles. The video below contains some footage of The Beatles on the streets of Paris on this day.
Saturday, 11 January, 1964 The Beatles perform the last houses of “The Beatles Christmas Show,” closing out their 16 night run at the Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park.