May 4 – Today in Beatles History

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1963
‘Please Please Me’ LP number 1, 1st week (UK Melody Market chart?).
‘From Me To You’ number 1, 1st week (UK Melody Market chart?).

1964
Dick James Music and Northern Songs install their headquarters at 71–75 New Oxford Street, Blumsbury, London.

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1966
‘Rubber Soul’, 22nd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967
Studio 3 (control room only). 7.00-11.15pm. Mono mixing: ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ (remixes 1-7, from take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.

1968
Mary Hopkin appears on the TV program ‘Opportunity Knocks’, is discovered by Twiggy, who immediately [or the next day?] calls Paul.

1969
Northern Songs shares’ price raises by 9 pennies.

Ringo, John and Paul, with Maureen, Yoko and Linda, attend an end-of-filming party for ‘The Magic Christian’ at Les Ambassadeurs Club, London.

Maclen, on behalf of John, buys ‘Tittenhurst’, at Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire, for 145,000 pounds.

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1973
UK single release: ‘Death Of Samantha’/’Yang Yang’, of Yoko.

1977
US LP release: ‘The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl’.

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