This Week In Beatles History: March 8 – March 14
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.
March 8, 1962 – The Beatles made their radio debut with “Teenagers Turn.” (“Here We Go”)
March 10, 1963 – The Beatles had to dress up as policemen to avoid the crowds gathered at the Hippodrome Theatre in Birmingham. It was the second date of their British tour.
March 13, 1964 – The band recorded the last scenes for A Hard Day’s Night at Gatwick Airport.
March 8, 1965 – Brian Epstein received the Best Group Award of the Mecca Carl-Alan Awards from Princess Margaret on behalf of The Beatles. The boys were in the Bahamas shooting scenes for the movie Help!
March 11, 1967 – Northern Songs announced that 446 cover versions of Paul’s “Yesterday” had been recorded since the song’s release.
March 14, 1967 – The clips for “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever” were screened on the American show Where The Action Is.
March 12, 1969 – Paul married Linda Louise Eastman at the Marylebone Register Office.
March 12, 1971 – In the London High Court, the Judge ruled in favor of Paul in his legal case to dissolve The Beatles’ partnership.
March 13, 1974 – Ringo released “Oh My My”/”Step Lightly” in the states.
March 10, 1975 – John released “Stand By Me”/”Move Over Ms. L” in the states.
March 11, 1997 – Paul received his knighthood at Buckingham Palace.