The Beatles This Week: August 30 – September 5

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This Week In Beatles History
August 30 – September 5


Did you ever wonder about what The Beatles were up to on a week-to-week basis?  Are you a Beatles trivia buff?  Test your knowledge here as you look at what happened to The Beatles in a specific week in time.

September 4, 1962 – The Beatles had their first recording session at Abbey Road. “How Do You Do It” and “Love Me Do” were taped.

September 3, 1963 – The last three episodes of “Pop Go The Beatles” were recorded at Aeolian Hall, London.

August 30, 1964 – The band played at the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey in front of 18,000 fans.

September 4, 1964 – The Indonesian government banned Beatles haircuts.

August 31, 1965 – The last two shows of the band’s North American tour were held at Cow Palace in San Francisco.

September 4, 1965 – The single “Help!” reached No. 1 in the US, staying there for three weeks.

September 5, 1966 – John flew to Hanover, West Germany to prepare for his role as Private Gripweed in “How I Won the War.”

September 5, 1967 – After a break to mourn Brian Epstein’s death, the Beatles went back to Abbey Road to work on “Magical Mystery Tour.”

September 4, 1968 – The band was at Twickenham Studios to record promotional films for “Hey Jude” and “Revolution.”  A 36-piece orchestra and 300 singers were used for the chorus.

September 3, 1971 – John and Yoko Ono left England to fly to New York. It was the last time John would leave England.

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Last updated: Aug 31, 2009
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