50 Years Ago: BEATLES WRAP UP 3-WEEK ENGAGEMENT IN PARIS AND INVADE AMERICA
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The Beatles began the week of February 3, 1964, finishing off their three-week engagement at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD GERMAN LYRIC SONGS IN FRANCE
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The Beatles spent the week of January 27, 1964, continuing with their three-week engagement at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN PARIS WHILE CAPITOL RELEASES MEET THE BEATLES!
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The Beatles spent the week of January 20, 1964, continuing with their three-week engagement at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

Newseum, Washington, DC Feb. 16, 2014
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On the 50th anniversary of the arrival of The Beatles in the United States, Beatles historian Bruce Spizer talks about their historic first trip here and the evolution of Beatlemania.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES BEGIN THREE-WEEK ENGAGEMENT IN PARIS
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The opening show on Wednesday, January 16, did not go well for the Beatles.

50 Years Ago: FIRST U.S. ALBUM RELEASED
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The Brian Epstein production The Beatles Christmas Show continued with evening performances.

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

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