June 5 – Today in Beatles History

George Smith dies of a brain hemorrhage.

‘Please Please Me’ LP, 11th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Concert at the Odeon, Leeds (3rd British tour).

During their arrival in Amsterdam, fans throw themselves to a channel trying to get near ther Beatles.

Evening: Concert in Amsterdam, on a live TV show. Recording for Dutch television (Vara TV), at the Cafe-Restaurant Treslong, Hillegom, Holland.
Recorded live by AVRO radio, Hilversum. [4 June?]
In both events, Jimmy Nicol on drums.

Single UK release: ‘Like Dreamers Do’, with The Applejacks. Radio KFWB of Los Angeles releases the single ‘KFWB Beatles’/’You Can’t Do That’, with interviwes to the Beatles.

Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, Brian and Tony Barrow fly from London Airport to the US.

Interview for the Ed Sullivan Show.

Broadcast on the Ed Sullivan Show of clips of ‘Paperback Writer’/’Rain’.

NEMS Enterprises announces news about the film ‘Yellow Submarine’.

Studio 3. 2.30pm-1.30am. Recording: ‘Ringo’s Tune (Untitled)’ (working title of ‘This Is Some Friendly’, both working titles of ‘Don’t Pass Me By’) (takes 1-3, tape reduction take 3 into takes 4, 5, overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
1st recording of a Ringo’s composition.

US single release: ‘(Just Like) Starting Over’/’Woman’.

Paul’s concert at the Naples Teatro Tenda, Italy.

Westwood One broadcasts ‘Oobu Joobu’, Part 4.

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