May 15 – Today in Beatles History


‘Please Please Me’ LP, 8th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Concert at the Royalty, Chester.

John and Cynthia register Julian. [Some day between 12 and 18 May.]

Gerry and the Pacemakers (Films) Limited, film production company, is incorporated, with Epstein one of its opening directors.

Performance of Georgie Fame and the Blue Fames at the Bag O’Nails. Paul and Linda attend, meeting for the first time.


John and Paul, in New York, appear on the TV show ‘Tonight’, promoting Apple. Paul and Linda meet again.
During a press conference, John and Paul announce they’ve ended relationships with the Maharishi.

Failure of a possible meeting of the Beatles and minor Northern Songs Ltd. share owners, to avoid ATV’s control over the company.

John goes to the US Embassy in London, to try an American visa.

Exhibition of the films ‘Apotheosis’ and ‘Fly’ in the Film Festival of Fortnight, France.

British television broadcasts for the first time footage of the Beatles playing at the Casanova club (filmed 14 February 1961).

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