Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Today in Beatles History (12 Feb 2014)


1963
Concert at the Azena Ballroom, Sheffield (Helen Shapiro tour).

1964
Two 25-minute performances at the New York Carnegie Hall. Dezo Hoffmann and Brian attend.
British Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home and US President Lyndon B. Johnson meet at the White House. Johnson says: 'I like your advance guard. But don't you think they need haircuts?'

'She Loves You', 24th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 47th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 12th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1965
Brighton. Ringo and Maureen's wedding trip. Ringo receives reporters to officially announce his marriage.

'New Musical Express' announces that the Beatles will star on a film version of the novel 'A Talent For Loving'.

1966
Brian is at the New Arts Theatre, London, as producer of 'A Smashing Day'.

1967
Evening: Brian attends 'Disc and Music Echo' Valentine awards night, at the Hilton Hotel, London.

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 4th week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

1970
BBC-TV's 'Top Of The Pops' first broadcasts John's performance of 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)' (filmed 11 February 1970).

1990
Paul's concert in Cincinnatti ('Get Back Tour').

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