The Beatles This Week: June 7–June 13
This Week In Beatles History
June 7 – June 13
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 9, 1962 – The Beatles played at the Cavern Club as a homecoming show after their tour. A record breaking 900 fans attended.
June 13, 1963 – The band played two clubs in one night, The Palace Theatre Club in Stockport and the Southern Sporting Club in Manchester.
June 11, 1964 – The Beatles arrived in Sydney, Australia for a concert on their world tour. Ringo was released from the hospital after suffering from severe tonsillitis.
June 13, 1964 – In Cleveland, Ohio, female fans waiting to buy tickets for the upcoming concert get involved in a brawl, and the police had to be called in to handle the situation.
June 9, 1966 – Paul’s song, “Good Day Sunshine” was recorded in two days.
June 10, 1967 – “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band” climbed to the top of the UK charts and stayed there for 23 weeks.
June 11, 1968 – In separate studios, John worked on “Revolution 9” and Paul made progress on “Blackbird.” George was filming scenes in America for the documentary, “Raga.”
June 12, 1969 – “Top of the Pops” broadcast “The Ballad of John and Yoko.” Accompanying this was clips of John and Yoko from various cities.
June 13, 1970 – “The Long and Winding Road” was at the US No. 1 spot for singles, and “Let It Be” was at the top of the album charts.
June 12, 1976 – The Beatles compilation album, “Rock ‘n’ Roll Music” reached No. 2 in the US, and was certified both gold and platinum.