The Beatles This Week: September 27 – October 3

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Beatles Anthology LunchboxDid 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.

October 3, 1963 – The Beatles recorded an appearance for the BBC radio programme, “The Public Ear.”

October 3, 1964 – The Beatles went to Granville Studio to record a live performance on the American show “Shindig” with Jack Good.

September 27, 1966 – The Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, was admitted to the hospital for an overdose of prescription drugs.

September 29, 1967 – John and George recorded an interview with David Frost for the show, “The Frost Programme.”  The subject was Transcendental Meditation.

October 1, 1967 – Filming continued on the bus for the “Magical Mystery Tour.”

September 27, 1968 – “Hey Jude” reached No. 1 on the US charts, staying there for 9 weeks.

October 1, 1969 – The album “Abbey Road” was released in the US.

September 29, 1975 – Wings released “Letting Go”/”You Gave Me The Answer” in the US.

September 27, 1976 – The album “Ringo’s Rotogravure” was released in the US.

September 27, 1982 – “The Complete Silver Beatles” was released in the US where it climbed to No. 2 in the charts.

Last updated: Oct 01, 2014
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