Today in Beatle History
Fri, November 28th, 2014
Mon, November 28th, 1960  The Beatles perform at the Kaiserkeller Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
Tue, November 28th, 1961  The Beatles perform at the Merseyside Civil Service Club, Liverpool.
Wed, November 28th, 1962  The Beatles perform two night shows: the Cavern Club, Liverpool, and the 527 Club, Lewis', Liverpool. The 527 Club booking is a "Young Idea Dance" for the staff of Lewis Department Store in Liverpool, held on the top floor of the store. Appearing on the same bill with The Beatles at the Cavern Club were Johnny Sandon & the Remo Four and Dee Young & the Pontiacs.
Thu, November 28th, 1963  The Beatles, on a tour of Britain, perform two shows at the ABC Cinema, Saltergate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
Tue, November 28th, 1967  The Beatles in the recording studio (Studio Three, EMI Studios, London). The Beatles record their fifth fan club Christmas record, titled "Christmas Time (Is Here Again)", and it features a shortened version of a song with the same name that The Beatles recorded with the assistance of George Martin and Victor Spinetti. This is the last Christmas record that The Beatles will record together. In 1968 and 1969 they will each record their individual contributions separately, at home or elsewhere.
Tue, November 28th, 1978  Re-release in Sweden of Beatles LP "Abbey Road" (Parlophone). Green vinyl.
Mon, November 28th, 1983  UK re-release of Beatles single "I Want to Hold Your Hand/This Boy" (Parlophone). 20th anniversary reissue. Issued as a regular single and also as a picture disc.
Mon, November 28th, 1988  UK re-release of Beatles singles on 3-inch CDs: "Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You", "Please Please Me/Ask Me Why", "From Me to You/Thank You Girl", and "She Loves You/I'll Get You". Instead of using the original UK single version of "Love Me Do" that had Ringo on drums, EMI used the album version which had session drummer Andy White.
Tue, November 28th, 2000  A celebrity premiere of The Beatles' 1964 film "A Hard Day's Night" is held in New York City. The restored film will open in New York and Los Angeles on December 1. It will open in 10 additional cities on December 8.