Today in Beatles History (Part 2)

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Events 101 - 200 of 271

  • 1964-08-11 Beatles' "A Hard Days Night" opens in NYC
  • 1964-08-18 Beatles arrive in SF, 2nd US visit
  • 1964-09-15 Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland
  • 1964-09-17 Beatles are paid a then record $150,000 for a concert (Kansas)
  • 1964-09-20 Paramount Theater (NYC) presented the Beatles with Steve & Eydie
  • 1964-11-23 Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"
  • 1964-12-04 Beatles release "Beatles For Sale" album

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1964-12-25 George Harrison's girlfriend Patti Boyd attacked by female Beatle fans

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1964-12-26 Beatles' "I Feel Fine" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1965-01-09 Beatles' 65 album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1965-01-20 The Beatles appear on Shindig (ABC-TV)
  • 1965-02-20 Beatles record "That Means a Lot"
  • 1965-02-24 Beatles begin filming "Help" in Bahamas
  • 1965-03-13 Beatles' "Eight Days a Week" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1965-03-17 Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help)
  • 1965-04-09 Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in UK
  • 1965-04-13 The Beatles record their single "Help"
  • 1965-04-13 7th Grammy Awards: The Girl From Ipanema, The Beatles wins
  • 1965-05-09 The Beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert
  • 1965-05-22 Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1
  • 1965-06-12 Beatles are awarded MBE
  • 1965-06-14 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"
  • 1965-07-10 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1965-07-23 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • 1965-07-29 Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • 1965-08-06 Beatles release "Help" album in UK
  • 1965-08-11 Beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
  • 1965-08-14 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
  • 1965-08-15 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium
  • 1965-08-27 The Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
  • 1965-09-04 Beatles' single "Help!" goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1965-09-11 Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1965-09-13 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • 1965-09-13 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • 1965-09-25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • 1965-09-26 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire
  • 1965-10-09 Beatles' "Yesterday" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
  • 1965-10-20 Beatles receive a gold record for "Yesterday"
  • 1965-10-26 Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
  • 1965-12-03 The Beatles begin final UK concert tour in Glasgow
  • 1965-12-12 The Beatles' last concert in Great Britain (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff, Wales)
  • 1966-01-08 Beatles' "Rubber Soul" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1966-01-08 Beatles' "We Can Work It Out" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1966-02-28 Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes

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1966-03-04 John Lennon says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1966-03-25 Beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled
  • 1966-05-01 Last British concert by Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley)
  • 1966-05-23 The Beatles release "Paperback Writer"
  • 1966-06-10 Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in UK
  • 1966-06-10 Beatles record "Rain" 1st to use reverse tapes
  • 1966-06-25 Beatles' "Paperback Writer" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1966-06-30 Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour

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1966-07-04 Beatles attacked in Philippines after (unintentionally) insulting Imelda Marcos

First Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politican
Imelda Marcos
  • 1966-07-30 Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
  • 1966-07-31 Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark
  • 1966-08-03 South African government bans Beatle records
  • 1966-08-05 The Beatles release thier "Revolver" album in the UK
  • 1966-08-05 Beatles release single "Yellow Submarine" with "Eleanor Rigby" in UK
  • 1966-08-08 South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)
  • 1966-08-09 The Beatles release their "Yellow Submarine" single and its album "Revolver" in the US
  • 1966-08-11 Last Beatle concert tour of US begins
  • 1966-08-14 Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles
  • 1966-08-20 Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert
  • 1966-08-22 The Beatles arrive in New York
  • 1966-08-29 The Beatles' last public concert (Candlestick Park, SF)
  • 1966-09-10 Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks in the UK
  • 1966-11-24 The Beatles began recording sessions for "Sergeant Pepper"
  • 1966-12-16 The Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in UK
  • 1967-01-27 The Beatles sign a 9 year worldwide contract with EMI records
  • 1967-02-17 Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"

Music awardsMusic Awards

1967-03-02 9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra wins best record, "Michele" by The Beatles best song

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1967-03-18 Beatles' "Penny Lane" single goes #1
  • 1967-03-30 Cover picture of Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's" is photographed
  • 1967-04-19 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
  • 1967-05-20 BBC bans the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" because of drug references
  • 1967-05-26 EMI releases "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" a few days early in the UK; it would go to number one for 15 weeks in the US and 22 weeks in the UK
  • 1967-06-25 400 million watch Beatles "Our World" TV special
  • 1967-07-01 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" goes #1 in the United States, where it would stay for 15 weeks
  • 1967-07-07 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
  • 1967-07-24 The Beatles sign a petition in Times to legalize marijuana
  • 1967-08-19 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" single goes #1
  • 1967-08-25 The Beatles go to Wales to study transcendental meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967-08-26 Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1967-09-11 Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England
  • 1967-10-07 Beatles turn down $1 million NY concert offer by Sid Berstein
  • 1967-11-17 Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names
  • 1967-11-22 BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
  • 1967-11-27 Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • 1967-12-05 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple" opens at 94 Baker Street, London
  • 1967-12-08 The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK
  • 1967-12-11 Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group-Grapefruit
  • 1967-12-15 The Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"
  • 1967-12-30 Beatles' "Hello Goodbye" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1968-01-06 Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks
  • 1968-01-12 Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd
  • 1968-02-16 Beatles George Harrison, John Lennon and their wifes fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • 1968-02-29 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy Award for Album of the Year, the first rock LP to do so
  • 1968-03-13 Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK
  • 1968-04-02 Beatles form Python Music Ltd
  • 1968-05-14 Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp

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