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Today in Beatles History

August 27

5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Pop Go The Beatles' broadcast (recorded 1 August 1963, 1.30-4.00pm).

Concert at the Odeon Cinema, Southport, with Tommy Quickly and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

Concert at the Gardens, Cincinnati. Brian disappears for one night and one day.

Studio, Capitol Records, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, California, USA. Stereo mixing: All songs from Live Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, August 23. Producer: Voyle Gilmore; Engineer: Hugh Davies; 2nd Engineer: not assigned.

Reunion with Elvis Presley, at his Bel Air house.

Northern Songs Limited announces a 621 000 pounds profit in the last 12 months.

The 'Saturday Evening Post' publishes a defense to the group.

'Yellow Submarine', 3rd week in the Top 30 (Billboard).
''Yesterday'... And Today', 10th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

Day booked for the beginning of the Saville Theatre autumn season.

The 'Sunday Express' reveals that Pete Best works in a bakery in Liverpool, earning 18 pounds a week.

Brian Epstein dies.
12.00am. Antonio and Maria Garcia try to wake Brian up.
About 2.30pm. Antonio Garcia phones Brian's secretary. Joanne Newfield, Alistair Taylor, Brian Barrett and John Gallway are before Brian's room door; Peter Brown stays on the phone line from Kingsley Hill.
Phone calls to: Clive Epstein, Paul, David Jacobs. News get to Robert Stigwood, Vic Lewis, Allen Klein.
The Beatles return from Bangor to London.

Studio 2 (control room only). 4.30-5.00pm. Tape copying: 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' (of remix mono 21); 'Blackbird' (of remix mono 6); 'Not Guilty' (of remix mono 1); 'Revolution 9' (of edit of remix stereo 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Copies taken away by Mal Evans.

UK single release: 'Those Were The Days', by Mary Hopkin.

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).

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

Data last updated June 27, 2016.

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