Saturday, April 24, 2010
April 24 - Today in Beatles History
John and Paul perform as a duet at Caversham, Berkshire, calling themselves the Nerk Twins.
Brian arrives in Hamburg to attend a course in record retailing management, run by Deutsche Grammophon.
'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).
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.
The City Barge, London. Shooting for 'Help!'.
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'.
Clive and Queenie Epstein sell their Nemperor Holdings shares to Triumph Investment Trust. Paul and John make a counter-offer for Northern Songs Ltd.
US LP release: 'Sentimental Journey'.
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.
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.
The 'Club Beatlemaniaco de El Salvador' (Beatlemaniac Club of El Salvador) is founded in San Salvador, El Salvador.
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.
Have a groovy day!
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