Today in Beatle History
Tue, December 1st, 2015
Fri, December 1st, 1961  The Beatles perform a lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool. That night they headline a six-group "Big Beat Session" at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey, which is attended by 2,000 people.
Sat, December 1st, 1962  Another two-performance night at two different venues. First, The Beatles appear at (Victory) Memorial Hall, Northwich. Then they have to hurry to the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey, for a very late-night appearance. The Beatles had been added onto the Tower bill the day before the show, because the promoter needed to boost disappointing ticket sales.
Sun, December 1st, 1963  The Beatles, on a tour of Britain, perform two shows at DeMontfort Hall, Leicester.
Wed, December 1st, 1965  Release in Sweden of Beatles LP "Rubber Soul" (Parlophone).
Thu, December 1st, 1983  Yoko, Paul, George, and Ringo meet at London's Dorchester Hotel to conclude the affairs of Apple.
Fri, December 1st, 2000  The Beatles' 1964 film "A Hard Day's Night" opens in New York and Los Angeles. The film has been restored and is being given a limited re-release in the US. It will open in 10 additional cities on December 8. Miramax Films, the film distributor, created an interactive web site geared to the re-release (
Fri, December 1st, 2000  The Beatles' compilation album "1" is #1 in Belgium.