1962: The Beatles debut single 'Love Me Do' was released in the UK. It spent 26 week's on the chart peaking at No.4.
1962: First radio broadcast of a Beatles record (Radio Luxemburg).
2000: Beatles' fans across the world rushed out to buy copies of “The Beatles Anthology”. Stores in Japan and Britain opened at midnight to satisfy demand for the book, the first written by the band members. Publishers said the 350,000-word volume, at a cost of £35, had already attracted more than 1.5m orders worldwide.
1962: First signing of records by the Beatles (`Love Me Do'/`P.S. I Love You'), at the Dawson's Music Shop, Widnes.
1964: The Beatles spent the afternoon recording 'Eight Days A Week' at Abbey Road studios in London. Late evening was spent at The Ad Lib Club, London, partying with The Ronettes and Mick Jagger.
1968 Transmision of the `Hey Jude' clip on the US TV programme `Smothers Brothers Show' Beatles Hey Jude on Smothers Brothers Show 1968
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1969: George Harrison's song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's Come Together, the single will reach No.1 in the US next month.
1964: Meeting of the Beatles, Brian and Walter Shenson to discuss plans for the next film.
1967: The Beatles rejected an offer of $1 million from promoter Sid Bernstein to make a second appearance at New York's Shea Stadium. Bernstein had originally brought the group to Shea in August 1965.
1975: John Lennon was awarded his ‘Green Card’ - permanent residency status, at a hearing in New York which overturned previous efforts by the US Government to deport him. The three judge panel of the US Court of Appeals ruled that his 1968 arrest in Britain for possession of marijuana was "contrary to US ideas of due process and was invalid as a means of banishing the former Beatle from America."