July 4th – On This Day In Beatles History
July 4, 2013
1965 – The Beatles return to England. Front page of `Domenica del Corriere’, weekly magazine of the Italian newspaper `Corriere della sera': `La calata dei Beatles’.
1966 – Brian decides that the Beatles should not attend a reception organized by Imelda Marcos. 4.00pm. Concert at the Araneta Collosseum, Manila. 8.30pm. Concert at the Araneta Collosseum, Manila.
1968 – Studio 2. 7.00pm-2.15am. Recording: `Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ (overdub onto take 4, tape reduction take 4 into take 5, overdub onto take 5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
1969 – Studio 2. 2.45-5.30pm. Recording: `Golden Slumbers’ (working title of `Golden Slumbers’/`Carry That Weight’) (overdub onto take 17). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Chris Blair. Listening, through the mixing console and the studio speakers to the Wimbledon Ladies Tennis Final, live on BBC Radio 2. Anne Jones (UK) beating Billy-Jean King (US) in 3 sets in 71 minutes.
1969 – UK single release: `Give Peace A Chance’/`Remember Love’. 1st commercial Beatle solo single.
1970 – `Live Peace In Toronto’, 26th week in the ranking (Billboard).
1985 – Ringo plays for the Beach Boys in Long Beach, during a US tour.