The Beatles This Week: August 30 – September 5
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.