Today in Beatles History
- Brian Epstein is born in a private nursery house, 4 Rodney Street, Liverpool.
- Brian has a private test with John Fernald, the Director, and is admitted to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
- Lunch time: Performance at the Cavern.
- Brian celebrates his 30th birthday on a plane over Houston, Texas.
The Beatles spend the week end at millionaire Reed Pigman's farm in Alton, Missouri.
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 9th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
John gives his permission for his drawing 'The Fat Budgie' to be printed on Christmas cards.
- Presentation of prizes of 'Melody Maker'. The Beatles have been voted British & International Sections in the 1966 Poll. Ringo and Paul attend.
- Studios 1, 2. 7.15pm-5.30am. Recording: 'Piggies' (takes 1-11). Producer: Chris Thomas; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Mike Sheady.
BBC-TV's 'Top Of The Pops' broadcasts a documentary about the recording of 'Revolution'.
- ATV obtains the 50 % of the shares of Northern Songs Ltd.
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Information for Today In Beatles History was compiled from various sources including data collected by Victor Munoz.
Data last updated January 29, 2018.