The Beatles This Week: June 21–June 27
This Week In Beatles History
June 21 – June 27
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 22, 1963 – John was taped for an appearance on “Juke Box Jury.” He insulted the singles that were out at the time, even Elvis Presley’s “Devil In Disguise.”
June 23, 1963 – The first Lennon-McCarthy song to enter the US charts was performed by Del Shannon.
June 26, 1963 – John and Paul wrote “She Loves You” after playing the Majestic Ballroom in London. Some say George helped, but he received no credit.
June 21, 1964 – The boys flew to New Zealand to continue their world tour.
June 24, 1965 – “A Spaniard in the Works,” John’s second book, was published.
June 27, 1965 – Continuing their tour, The Beatles played four performances at the Teatro Adriano in Rome.
June 21, 1966 – “She Said, She Said,” written by John, was recorded in one 7 hour session. The song has been said to be about a conversation between John and Peter Fonda while experiencing a LSD trip.
June 25, 1967 – The band appeared on the BBC’s “Our World,” performing “All You Need Is Love” for an estimated 400 million TV viewers on 5 continents. It was the last live television performance for the band.
June 26, 1970 – “Let It Be” was certified gold in the US.
June 22, 1973 – George’s album “Living in the Material World” was released in the UK.