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Today in Beatles History

October 9

18.30. John Lennon is born at the Maternity Hospital, Oxford Street, Liverpool.

Cavern lunchtime session: the Big Three.
Cavern evening session: Buddy Brittain and the Regents, the Big Three, the Undertakers, and the Strangers.

Visit to the editorial office of 'Record Mirror', 116 Shaftesbury Avenue, London.

'She Loves You', 6th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 29th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).

BBC Paris Studio, London. 10.00-11.00pm. Recording for BBC's 'The Ken Dodd Show': 'She Loves You'.

Broadcast of 'The Mersey Sound' ['The Mersey Beat'?], television BBC documentary. It includes images and an interview with Brian.

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum'.

Recording for BBC's 'The Public Ear'.

(After 8 October's midnight.) The Beatles see a Ronald Kirk performance at the Ronnie Scott Club, London.

18.15 and 20.40. Concert at the Gaumont Theatre, Bradford.
Start of UK tour, with Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, the Remo Four, the Rustiks, and Bob Bain.

Brian and Lionel Bart announce a concert starring Judy Garland.It never materializes.

Recording of three themes at the Granville Theatre, London, before an audience, for the US TV programme 'Shindig'. One of the songs is 'The House Of The Rising Sun'.

Party organized by Lionel Bart to celebrate the opening of his new musical 'Twang!'. Brian and all 4 Beatles among the guests.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-5.30am. Stereo mixing: 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill' (remix 1, 2, from take 3). Mono mixing: 'The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill' (remix 1, from take 3). Recording: 'Long Long Long' (overdub onto take 67). Tape copying: 'Helter Skelter' (of take 3). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 1. Time unknown. Recording: 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road' (takes 1-5). Producer: not assigned; Engineer and 2nd Engineer: Ken Townsend.
Copy of take 3 of 'Helter Skelter', for Paul. Paul alone works on 'Why Don't We Do It In The Road'.

Yoko is taken to the King's College Hospital, London. She suffers a miscarriage.

Abbey Road. End of recordings for 'John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band'.

Opening of Yoko's exhibition 'This Is Not Here' at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. John is guest artist.

John, Yoko, Ringo, Mal Evans, Allen Ginsberg, Eric Clapton, Phil Spector, Klaus Voorman, Neil Aspinal and Jim Keltner celebrate John's birthday in a New York hotel room. Drunken jam session.

1.00am. Yoko has throes of childbirth.
New York Hospital. Morning. Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born.

John and SEan's birthdays are celebrated at the restaurant Tavern on the Green, Central Park, New York.

In New York's sky, planes write congratulatory words for John and Sean, for their birthday.

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Information for Today In Beatles History was compiled from various sources including data collected by Victor Munoz.

Data last updated September 3, 2014.

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