Today in Beatle History
Wed, August 27th, 2014
Sat, August 27th, 1960  The Beatles perform at the Indra Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
Sun, August 27th, 1961  The Beatles perform at the Casbah Coffee Club, West Derby, Liverpool.
Tue, August 27th, 1963  The Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Southport.
Tue, August 27th, 1963  The Beatles filming for a documentary being made to explore the "Mersey Beat" boom. Their contract with the producer stipulates that they will not appear in a rival documentary being made, to be called "Beat City". To avoid the difficulties of filming a live Beatles' concert, filming is done in a studio with The Beatles performing "Twist and Shout" and "She Loves You", the group wearing grey collarless suits. Later, they perform "Love Me Do" wearing black collarless suits. The studio performances are intercut with scenes of The Beatles' hysterical fans taped the previous night at the Odeon Cinema in Southport. For the "Love Me Do" segment, the released single version of the song is dubbed onto the film, scrapping the "live" studio version.
Thu, August 27th, 1964  The Beatles, touring the USA, perform a show at Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, in front of 14,000 fans. The Beatles fly to New York City right after their performance, and even though they arrived at 2:55 am, they were greeted at the airport by 2,000 fans.
Fri, August 27th, 1965  The Beatles, on the last day of a five-day break from their North American tour, attend a recording session for The Byrds. Later that afternoon, The Beatles meet Elvis Presley at his mansion in Beverly Hills. It is an awkward meeting, one that leaves The Beatles with the impression that Presley's personality is decidedly "unmagnetic".
Wed, August 27th, 1969  Each of The Beatles sells his remaining shares in NEMS Enterprises.