This Week In Beatles History: February 22 – February 28

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Beatles White Album 24 x 36 PosterDo 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.

February 25, 1943 – George Harrison was born in Liverpool.

February 28, 1963 – John and Paul wrote “From Me To You” on the way to one of their shows in the Shapiro Tour at the Granada Cinema in Shrewsbury.

February 23, 1964 – The Beatles recorded an appearance on Big Night Out which would broadcast on the 29th.

February 22, 1965 – The band flew to the Bahamas to begin shooting for their new movie, Help!.  They stayed at the Balmoral Club at Cable Beach.

February 24, 1969 – The final master of John’s “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” was finished at Trident Studios.

February 24, 1970 – At the Abbey Road Studios, Ringo was working on a solo album in Studio One, and Paul was working on his solo album in Studio Two.

February 26, 1971 – Paul gave evidence in court for the dissolution of The Beatles partnership, but George, John, and Ringo did not appear, and sent written affidavits instead.

February 28, 1972 – Paul’s “Give Ireland Back to the Irish” was released in the U.S.

February 26, 1980 – Paul received the award for Outstanding Music Personality at the British Rock and Pop Awards.

February 27, 1980 – Paul’s “Rockestra Theme” received a Grammy Award.

Last updated: Feb 22, 2009
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