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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 7, 1964 (Saturday)-

Capitol Cinema, Cardiff

The 24h date of The Beatles' 1964 British tour was a return to the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff, Wales. The group had previously performed at the venue on 27 May 1963, and returned for their final UK tour date on 12 December 1965.

They performed two concerts on this night, for which they were paid £850. Their set throughout the 1964 tour contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening's two shows began at 6.30pm and 8.50pm.

Another note: This is the first time since January 18 that the Beatles have not been represented on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. They broke unto the chart with their smash hit, “I Want To Hold Your Hand.”

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 6, 1964 (Friday)-

Gaumont Cinema, Southampton

Before the first "House" the Beatles were interviewed in their Gaumont dressing room by Tony Bilbow, presently a reporter for Southern Television (and later a mainstay of the BBC2 art series Late Night Line-Up), screened in the news-magazine programme Day By Day this evening, from 6:05 to 6:40 pm.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 5, 1964 (Thursday)-

Odeon Cinema, Notthingham

This was The Beatles' third and final live appearance at Nottingham's Odeon Cinema. They had previously performed at the venue on 23 May and 12 December 1963.

On this occasion it was the 22nd date of their 1964 British tour. The Beatles performed two concerts a night, for which they were paid £850. Their set throughout the 1964 tour contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening's two shows began at 6.15pm and 8.30pm.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 4, 1964 (Wednesday)-

Studio Two, EMI Studios, London and Ritz Cinema, Gordon St. Luton, Bedfordshire

The remaining stereo mixes/edits for the LP, a three-hour session, which the Beatles may well have attended before driving up to Luton - producing masters of "I'll Follow The Sun", "Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby", "Rock and Roll Music", "Words Of Love", "Mr. Moonlight", "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party", "I'm A Loser", "Baby's In Black", "No Reply" and also, for the library shelf, the new single "I Feel Fine".

Beatles For Sale was released by EMI on Friday, December 4th, the group's fourth LP in 21 months and yet another number one.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 3, 1964 (Tuesday)-

The Beatles resting today.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 2, 1964 (Monday)-

King's Hall, Showgrounds, Balmoral, Belfast

This date had been assigned as a rest day, but promoter Arthur Howes squeezed in a late booking for Northern Ireland. The entourage flew into Aldergrove Airport from London during the afternoon.

For their concerts that evening they performed 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally. They flew back to London the next day.

This was The Beatles' second and final visit to Northern Ireland. They had performed at the city's Ritz Cinema on 8 November 1963.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 1, 1964 (Sunday)-

Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London

The 19th date of The Beatles' 1964 British tour was a return to the Astoria in Finsbury Park, London. The group had previously performed at the venue for The Beatles' Christmas Show in December 1963 and January 1964.

They performed two concerts on this night, for which they were paid £850. Their set throughout the tour contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening's two shows began at 6pm and 8.30pm.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 31, 1964 (Saturday)-

Gaumont Cinema, Ipswich

The Beatles' second and final visit to Ipswich in Suffolk was the 18th date of their 1964 British tour. They had previously performed at the same venue, the Gaumont Cinema, on 22 May 1963 as part of their tour with Roy Orbison.

The Beatles performed two concerts each night on the tour, for which they were paid £850. Their set contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening's two shows began at 6pm and 8.30pm.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 30, 1964 (Friday)-

Gaumont Cinema, Bournemouth

Times: 18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the Gaumont Theatre, Bournemouth.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: October 29, 1964 (Thursday)-

ABC Cinema, Plymouth

The Beatles' second and final visit to Plymouth was the 16th date of their 1964 British tour. They had previously performed at the same venue, the ABC Cinema, on 13 November 1963.

The Beatles performed two concerts each night on the tour, for which they were paid £850. Their set contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That's What I Want), Can't Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I'm Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day's Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. On this evening the two shows began at 6.15pm and 8.30pm.

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