50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND GETS SATURATION RADIO AIR PLAY
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On Friday evening, January 3, 1964, Americans watching The Jack Parr Show heard the announcer read the guest list for the program.

50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND RELEASED IN AMERICA
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The Brian Epstein production The Beatles Christmas Show made its debut on December 24, 1963, at the Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park, London.

50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND MAKES U.S. RADIO DEBUT
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The group spent the afternoon at the Playhouse Theatre in London recording songs for the Christmas edition of the BBC radio program Saturday Club

50 Years Ago: CRONKITE BROADCASTS STORY ON THE BEATLES
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The Beatles began the week of December 9, 2013, with a tour appearance at the Odeon Cimema in Southend-on-Sea.

50 Years Ago: CAPITOL RECORDS SIGNS DEAL FOR BEATLES
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On December 4, 1963, Capitol Records announced they had obtained the exclusive U.S. rights to recordings by the Beatles.

50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND RELEASED IN U.K.
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The week of November 25, 1963, started with the Beatles at Granada TV Centre in Manchester.

50 Years Ago: TALES OF TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY–THE BEATLES KENNEDY CONNECTION
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November 22, 1963, was a triumphant day for the Beatles. In their homeland, the group had dominated the record charts … Read More

50 Years Ago: A WEEK WITH THE BEATLES AND PRESIDENT KENNEDY
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The week of November 18, 1963, started with the Beatles at EMI House in London receiving a slew of silver disc awards.

50 Years Ago: BRIAN LINES UP ED SULLIVAN SHOW APPEARANCES
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The real action took place in New York, where Brian Epstein lay the groundwork for the Beatles February 1964 invasion of America.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES PLAY BEFORE ROYALTY WHILE BRIAN HEADS TO AMERICA
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The group performed before British royalty at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES WELCOMED BACK FROM TOUR OF SWEDEN
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The Beatles continued with their tour of Sweden

50 Years Ago: BEATLES BEGIN TOUR OF SWEDEN
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George Martin supervised a mixing session for the songs recorded the previous week for the Beatles next single

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD “I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND”
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After a well-deserved day off, on Tuesday, it was back to work with a concert at Floral Hall in Southport.

50 Years Ago: BEATLEMANIA IS BORN
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The Beatles began the week of October 7, 1963 with a Monday night concert at Caird Hall in Dundee, Scotland

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RETURN FROM VACATION
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The Beatles began the month of October 1963 fresh from their two-weeks plus vacations

50 Years Ago: “SHE LOVES YOU” RELEASED IN AMERICA WHILE BEATLES ON VACATION
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The Beatles were finally given a break in their schedule, allowing the members of the group to have some vacation time.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD SONGS FOR SECOND ALBUM
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After enjoying two days off on Monday and Tuesday, the Beatles spent the afternoon and evening of September 11, 1963, recording additional songs for their second album.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES TAPE FOUR MORE SHOWS FOR BBC
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The Beatles started September 1963 by recording the final three installments of their BBC radio program Pop Go The Beatles.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN SOUTHPORT AND SUBJECT OF BBC DOCUMENTARY
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The Beatles spent the week performing at the Odeon Cinema in Southport.

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