The Beatles This Week: June 28–July 4

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This Week In Beatles History
June 28 – July 4

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 1, 1963 – “She Loves You” and “Get You in the End” were recorded. The songs made up the Beatles’ first million-selling single and reached No. 1 in the singles charts.

July 1, 1964 – The band ends their tour of New Zealand and Australia, and fly home to London.

July 4, 1964 – The Beatles attended a preview of the movie “A Hard Day’s Night.

July 3, 1965 – The band played a show in Barcelona, ending their European tour.

June 29, 1966 – The boys flew into Tokyo to continue their tour. They were greeted by 1500 fans who were being handled by riot police.

July 4, 1966 – The Beatles played two performances in Manila at the Rizai Memorial Football Stadium in front of a total of 80,000 fans.

July 3, 1967 – John, Paul and George were guests at a party held for the Monkees at the Speakeasy.

June 28, 1968 – Recording began for “Good Night,” written by John for his son, Julian.

July 1, 1969 – John and Yoko with her daughter Kyoko and his son Julian were in a car accident while vacationing in Scotland. John remained in the hospital for a few days.

July 4, 1969 – “Give Peace A Chance”/”Remember Love” by the Plastic Ono Band was released worldwide. It was the first solo single by a Beatle.

Last updated: Jun 28, 2009
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