April 24 – Today in Beatles History

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1960
John and Paul perform as a duet at Caversham, Berkshire, calling themselves the Nerk Twins.

1961
Brian arrives in Hamburg to attend a course in record retailing management, run by Deutsche Grammophon.

1963

‘Please Please Me’ LP, 5th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Performance at the Majestic Ballroom, Finsbury Park, London (‘Mersey Beat Showcase’ banner).

1964
Morning. 1 Lakeside, Edgehill Road, West Ealing, London. Shooting for ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. Ringo and woman by a manhole. Last sequence shot for film.
Winchester Hall, Turks Head, St Margaret’s, Twickenham, Middlesex. The Beatles celebrate completion of ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ shooting.

1965
The City Barge, London. Shooting for ‘Help!’.

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1967
1st evening of Donovan performances at the Saville Theatre.

Jeff Beck signs an agency deal with NEMS Enterprises.

US single release: ‘Love In The Open Air’.

1969
Clive and Queenie Epstein sell their Nemperor Holdings shares to Triumph Investment Trust. Paul and John make a counter-offer for Northern Songs Ltd.

1970
US LP release: ‘Sentimental Journey’.

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1971
Spanish police retains John and Yoko in Palma de Mallorca, after Anthony Cox’s accusation that they are trying to kidnap Kyoko, after Cox has recovered her.

1972

US single release: ‘Woman Is The Nigger Of The World’/’Sisters, O Sisters’.

John and Elephant’s Memory Band appear on the ‘Dick Cavett Show’, to launch ‘Woman Is The Nigger Of The World’/’Sisters, O Sisters’.
After the show, John declares in an interview that he is being followed by agents of the US government and that his phone is tapped.

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1993
The ‘Club Beatlemaniaco de El Salvador’ (Beatlemaniac Club of El Salvador) is founded in San Salvador, El Salvador.

1997
UK Book Release: ‘Abbey Road: The Book’.

Lunch party in Studio Two. Guests, among others: George Martin,Geoff Emerick, Martin Benge, Mark Lewisohn, Ken Townsend, ChrisPerry, Peter Vince, Allan Rouse.

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