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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 16, 1964 (Monday)-

Studio Two, Riverside Studios, Crisp Rd. Hammersmith, London

A video-taping session for Top of the The Pops, shot at the Riverside Studios in west London (then leased esclusively by the BBC). On hand from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, inclusive of rehearsal time, the group mimed to the A and B-sides of their new single, "I feel Fine" and "She's A Woman". Both went into the edition of Thursday, December 3rd, broadcast by BBC1 from 7:30 to 8:00 pm. "She's A Woman" was then repeated on Thursday, December 24th, between 7:25 and 8:25 pm. (This latter programme also included a repeat of the "A Hard Day's Night" video-tape shot on July 7th, and a new interview with the Beatles filmed in London on Tuesday, December 22nd).

The Complete Beatles Chronicle - Mark Lewiston

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 15, 1964 (Sunday)-

The Beatles took a rest today.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 14, 1964 (Saturday)-

Teddington Studio Centre, Teddington

A 1:00 to 5:00 pm visit to ABC Television in Teddington to rehearse and then video-tape, without an audience, a show-closing contribution to the following Saturday's edition of Thank Your Lucky Stars (November 21, 5:50 - 6:35 pm). They mimed to four songs, "I Feel Fine", "She's A Woman", I'm A Loser" and "Rock and Roll Music". To have the Beatles back on the show was deemed such a coup by ABC executives that the re-named this edition Lucky Stars Special in their honor.

As well as performing, the group participated in a humorous opening skit, in which, after delivering a short speech, Ringo pulled a cord to lift the covering from an adjacent statue. The statue turned out to be the real life show host Brian Matthew, who promptly introduced the first act. The Beatles then popped up again just before the programme's only commercial break, giving the thumbs-up when Matthew announced that they would play in part two of the programme, following which they draped the cover back over him!

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 13, 1964 (Friday)-

No Events today - the Beatles just took a day off.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 12, 1964 (Thursday)-

The Beatles had no events today - 50 years ago

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 11, 1964 (Wednesday)-

Resting from the tour........

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 10, 1964 (Tuesday)-

Colston Hall, Bristol

This is the last night of the tour.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 9, 1964 (Monday)-

City Hall, Sheffield

Almost done with the tour......

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: November 8, 1964 (Sunday)-

Empire Theatre, Liverpool

The Beatles first home-town concert since December 22, 1963

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 5.40pm and 8pm.

A number of special guests attended the show. Afterwards, John Lennon and Mersey Beat editor Bill Harry visited the parents of Stuart Sutcliffe. Lennon was given a blue abstract artwork painted by the former Beatle.

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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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