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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Monday, August 19 to Saturday, August 24, 1963-

Gaumont Cinema, Westover Rd. Bournemouth, Hants

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, August 18, 1963-

Alpha Telivision Studios, Aston, Birmingham

and Princess Theatre, Torbay Rd. Torquay, Devonshire

The Beatles drove south from Llandudno to Torquay, where they played two shows this evening, by way of the Alpha Television Studios in Aston, Birminham. Here, they rehearsed and taped an appearance on ABC Television's Lucky Stars (Summer Spin), hosted by Pete Murray and transmitted across most of Britain on Saturday, August 24, 6:05-6:45 pm. They mimed to both sides of their forthcoming single, "She Loves You" and "I'll Get You".

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Wednesday, August 14, 1963-

Studio Four, Granada TV Centre, Manchester

Six nights in concert on the north Wales coast, two "Houses" each. After the 2nd show on Tuesday, the Beatles returned to Liverpool and the next morning drove out across to the Granada TV Centre in Manchester, where - dressed not in suits but, unusually, in black polo-neck sweaters and jeans, they taped 2 separate song performances for broadcast in Granada's north-area news-magazine program "Scene At" 6:30. The first, "Twist and Shout", was transmitted this day (6:30-7:00 pm). The 2nd, "She Loves You", was retained for broadcast on Monday, August 19th at the same times.

Following the taping, the Beatles went back to Wales for the first Llandudno "House" of the evening.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Monday, August 12 to Saturday, August 17, 1963-

The Beatles appeared August 12 to August 17th at The Odeon Cinema, Gloddeath Ave. Llandudno, Caernarvonshire

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, August 11, 1963-

ABC Theatre, Blackpool

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, 1963-

Springfield Ballroom, St. Saviour, Jersey

Back to Jersey for the last two nights of the Tuesday to Saturday Channel Islands engagement.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Thursday, August 8, 1963-

Auditorium, Candie Gardens, Candie Rd. St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

The Beatles made the 30 mile journey across from Jersey to Guernsey in a 12 seater plane while their equipment was transported by ferry.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7, 1963-

Springfield Ballroom, Janvrin Rd., St. Saviour, Jersey, Channel Islands

These nights were played in Jersey, promoted by John Smith. The Beatle's five nights in the Channel Islands earned them £1,000.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Monday, Aug 5, 1963-

Urmston Show, Abbotsfield Park, Chassen Rd. Urmston, Lancashire

An interesting engagement - The Beatles headed a four act bill playing inside a huge marquee at this annual South Manchester "Bank Holiday" event, compered by David Hamilton.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, August 4, 1963-

Queen's Theatre, Blackpool

There were so many fans outside the Queen's, blocking all entrances front and back, the Beatles had to go through a builder's yard, up and across scaffolding, and across to the roof of the theatre, from which they were lowered into the wings through a trap in the roof.

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