The Beatles This Week: June 14 – June 20

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This Week In Beatles History
June 14 – June 20

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.

June 18, 1942 – Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool.

June 21, 1963 – An article came out in the “Daily Mirror” called “Beatles In Brawl,” reporting that John Lennon had beat up Cavern Club’s DJ, Bob Wooler. Brian Epstein had to pay Wooler to stop him from suing John.

June 14, 1964 – The Beatles flew to Melbourne to continue their world tour.  An estimated 300,000 fans came to welcome them, and there were 50 injuries among the crowd.

June 14, 1965 – Recording for “Yesterday” began.

June 20, 1965 – The Beatles began their European tour starting with shows at the Palais des Sports in Paris.

June 16, 1966 – The band appeared live for the only time on “Top of the Pops.”

June 15, 1967 – “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” went gold in the US.

June 16, 1967 – The Beatles were on the cover of “Life” magazine.

June 18, 1968 – John’s play, “In His Own Write” opened at The National Theatre.

June 16, 1969 – “The Ballad of John and Yoko” was certified gold in the US and was No. 1 in the British charts for 3 weeks.

Last updated: Jun 14, 2009
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