Saturday, August 28, 2010
August 28 - Today in Beatles History
Performance at the Cavern with The Bluegenes, and Gerry Levine and the Avengers.
First recording session of Cilla Black, at EMI Studios.
'Please Please Me' LP, 23rd week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.
Reunion with Bob Dylan at the Delmonico Hotel, New York. On Dylan's proposal, the Beatles smoke marijuana for the first time.
Concert at the Forest Hills tennis stadium, New York.
The Beatles appear on the cover photograph of 'Life' magazine.
2.00am. The reunion with Elvis Presley finishes.
Concert at the Balboa Stadium, San Diego.
Arrival in Los Angeles. The Beatles escape from the crowd in an armored car.
Brian and Nat Weiss meet Dizz Gillespie, at a Beverly Hills house.
Concert at the Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles.
Trident Studios. 5.00pm-7.00am. Recording: 'Dear Prudence' (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
George presents a new record by the members of the Radha Krishna Temple.
Avenue Clinic, London. Mary McCartney is born to Paul and Linda. Paul attends the birth.
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. 'Art Spectrum', modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: 'Cold Turkey', 'The Ballad Of John And Yoko', 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Instant Karma!', 'Up Your Legs Forever'.
Studio 2. Show 'The Beatles At Abbey Road' (3 times).
Ringo and his All-Stars Band tour interrupted as Ringo goes to see his daughter Lee.
3Com Park, San Francisco, California, USA. Performance of The Mop Tops, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Beatles last tour concert. They played the same musical set the Beatles did.
6:30pm. Performance of the Mop Tops.
7:35pm. Baseball Game: San Francisco Giants versus Philadelphia Phillies
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