Monday, December 6, 2010
December 6 - Today in Beatles History
Meeting of the Beatles and Brian at NEMS.
The members of the Beatles Fans Club receive the first Christmas record.
Premiere of the film 'Ferry Cross The Mersey', at the New Victoria Cinema, London.
UK EP release: 'The Beatles' Million Sellers'.
US single release: 'We Can Work It Out'/ 'Day Tripper'.
US LP release: 'Rubber Soul'.
Epstein presents the D'Oyly Carte Opera on Gilbert and Sullivan season, at the Saville Theatre.
Studio 2. 6.45pm-1.50am. Recording: 'Christmas Messages For Radio London' (takes 1, 2); 'Christmas Messages For Radio Caroline' (takes 1, 2); 'When I'm Sixty-Four' (takes 1, 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
First session for 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' LP.
'Hello, Goodbye' number 1 (UK Record Retailer chart). 'Hello, Goodbye' number 1, 1st week (UK New Musical Express chart).
US Gold certification: 'The Beatles'.
UK LP release: 'Under The Jasmine Tree', with the Modern Jazz Quartet.
Ringo's appearance on the 'David Frost Show'.
'Cold Turkey', 6th and last week in the Top 28 (Billboard). [?]
John is mixing 'Walking On Thin Ice'.
John and Yoko interview with Andy Peebles for BBC Radio One's 'The Lennon Tapes'.
Ringo becomes a spokeman for a wine cooler. The first Beatle to push a product.
US LP/CD release: 'Live At The BBC'.
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