The Beatles This Week: July 12–July 18

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This Week In Beatles History
July 12 – July 18

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.

July 14, 1961 – The band played their first concert back in Liverpool at St. John’s Hall since they returned from their tour in Germany.

July 15, 1962 – A run of shows at the Cavern Club began, with gigs running for an almost solid 11 days.

July 16, 1963 – Eighteen songs were recorded for three episodes of “Pop Go The Beatles.” Guests included the Hollies and the Swinging Blue Jeans.

July 18, 1963 – The band started recording their second album “With the Beatles” at Abbey Road Studios.

July 13, 1964 – “A Hard Day’s Night”/”Should Have Known Better” was released in the US.

July 13, 1965 – Paul collected five Ivor Novello awards from Sit Billy Butlin.  “Can’t Buy Me Love” was awarded Most Performed Work of 1964 and the Highest Certified British Sales.

July 14, 1966 – “Paperback Writer”/”Rain” was certified gold in the US.

July 17, 1967 – “All You Need Is Love”/”Baby You’re A Rich Man” was released in the US.

July 17, 1968 – The world premiere of the movie “Yellow Submarine” took place at the London Pavilion.

July 15, 1969 – Two studios were used to record songs for “Abbey Road,” due to the mounting tension between the band members.

Last updated: Jul 12, 2009
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