Today in Beatles History (Part 2)

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  • 1964-08-18 Beatles arrive in San Francisco, 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
  • 1964-10-07 The Beatles appear on episode of "Shindig" (ABC-TV) in the US
  • 1964-11-23 Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"
  • 1964-12-04 The Beatles release their "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 The Beatles' 65 album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1965-02-20 Beatles record "That Means A Lot"; unhappy with the results, it was given to P.J. Proby to record, the Beatles version was not released until 1996 on Anthology 2
  • 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 second film is titled "8 Arms to Hold You" ; later changed to "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 The Beatles are awarded a 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 "Help" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

1965-08-14 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show

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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
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  • 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
  • 1965-12-03 "Rubber Soul", the sixth studio album by the Beatles, is released in the United Kingdom
  • 1965-12-12 The Beatles' last concert in Great Britain (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff, Wales)
  • 1966-01-08 The Beatles' "Rubber Soul" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1966-01-08 The 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 for photographer Robert Whitaker with mutilated dolls and 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 the Philippines after (unintentionally) insulting Imelda Marcos

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
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 their "Revolver" album in the UK
  • 1966-08-05 Beatles release single "Yellow Submarine" with "Eleanor Rigby" in UK
  • 1966-08-08 South African 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, San Francisco)
  • 1966-09-10 Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks in the UK

Album Release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

1966-11-24 The Beatles began recording sessions for their album "Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

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One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
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  • 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 awardsGrammy 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 Lonely Hearts Club Band" album is photographed by Michael Cooper
  • 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 First global satellite television programme "Our World" broadcast featuring 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing "All You Need is Love"
  • 1967-07-01 The Beatles' album "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

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1967-08-25 The Beatles go to Wales to study transcendental meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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

  • 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 The Beatles release their album "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • 1967-12-07 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple Boutique" 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 wives 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 single "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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