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1964, May

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 31, 1964 (Sunday)

Prince of Wales Theatre, London

A return visit to the scene of their Royal Variety Show triumph the previous November 4th. This concert was the fifth in a series of seven consecutive "Pops Alive!" Sunday night pop shows at this theatre promoted by Brian Epstein. There were six support acts for each...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 30, 1964 (Saturday)

The Beatles finishing their last day of Holiday, meanwhile `Can't Buy Me Love', 9th and last week in the Top 30 (Billboard). `Love Me Do' number 1, 1st week (Billboard).

Brian buys 5 copies of `Ain't She Sweet' at a West End record store.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 29, 1964 (Friday)

While the Beatles are on vacation, UK single releases: `Ain't She Sweet'/`If You Love Me Baby'. UK single releases: `Nobody I Know', with Peter and Gordon.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 28, 1964 (Thursday)

The Beatles enjoying their holiday abroad.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 27, 1964 (Wednesday)

The Beatles on vacation and `With The Beatles',  on the 27th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

Party thrown by Brian to celebrate Cilla Black's birthday, at his Knightsbridge apartment. His gift to her is an Austrian luggage set.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 26, 1964 (Tuesday)

The Beatles still Holidaying in Europe.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 25, 1964 (Monday)


While the Beatles are on vacation, Brian ends his Whitsun holiday in Blackpool.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 24, 1964 (Sunday)

The Beatles - still on vacation. Transmission on the Ed Sullivan Show of the interview recorded on 16 April 1964, and playing of a song.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 23, 1964 (Saturday)

The Beatles still on Holiday, meanwhile "Can't Buy Me Love", is on the 8th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

And Brian begins a week end in Blackpool (Whitsun holiday).

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 22, 1964 (Friday)

The Beatles were still holidaying abroad when George Martin supervised a 10:00-11:00 am EMI studio two over-dub session this day, personally adding a piano track to take nine of "You Can't Do That". But it was never used.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 21, 1964 (Thursday)

The Beatles are on vacation, meanwhile, a single, "Sie Liebt Dich"/I'll Get You", is released in the US.

Recording of BBC Light Programme `Let's Find Out'. Brian answers teenager's questions. Evening: Brian appears on Southern TV programme `For Art's Sake'.

Long Distance Films Limited, film produc...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 20, 1964 (Wednesday)

While the Beatles are on vacation this week, here were the charts.

Please Please Me' LP, 61st and last week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart). `With The Beatles', 26th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart). `Can't Buy Me Love', 9th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 19, 1964 (Tuesday)

The Beatles enjoying their Holiday!

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 18, 1964 (Monday)

The Beatles are still on vacation.

BBC's `From Us To You' (3rd edition) broadcast (recorded 1 May 1964). 10.00-12.00am. 

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 17, 1964 (Sunday)

While The Beatles are on holiday - Radio Luxembourg broadcasts the second and last part of the programme 'This Is Their Life', about the Beatles.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 16, 1964 (Saturday)

While The Beatles are on vacation, 'Can't Buy Me Love',  is enjoying the 7th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 15, 1964 (Friday)

The Beatles are on vacation, meanwhile Gerry and the Pacemakers (Films) Limited, film production company, is incorporated, with Epstein one of its opening directors.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 14, 1964 (Thursday)

The Beatles still enjoying their Holiday

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 13, 1964 (Wednesday)

Beatles are on vacation, meanwhile on the charts......

'Please Please Me' LP, 60th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles', 25th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Can't Buy Me Love', 8th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 12, 1964 (Tuesday)

While the Beatles are on vacation this week, Lenmac Enterprises Limited, music publishing company, is incorporated, with Brian Epstein one of its opening directors.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 11, 1964 (Monday)

(The Beatles are on vacation this week)


US EP release: 'Four By The Beatles'.

Gerry and the Pacemakers with Brian return from the US to England.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 10, 1964 (Sunday)

While the Beatles are on vacation this week, the first concert is scheduled to raise money for the building of the Pilgrim Theatre, at the New Theatre, Bromley.

Radio Luxembourg broadcasts the first part of the programme 'This Is Their Life', about the Beatles.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 9, 1964 (Saturday)

The Beatles are on vacation, meanwhile 'Can't Buy Me Love', is on the 6th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 8, 1964 (Friday)

The Beatles are on vacation today

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 7, 1964 (Thursday)

The Beatles are enjoying themselves while on Holiday during this month of May

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 6, 1964 (Wednesday)

While the Beatles are on vacation, their own Around the Beatles was a 1964 television special featuring the Beatles, produced by Jack Good for ITV/Rediffusion London. It was taped in IBC Studios in London on 19 April 1964, and broadcast internationally, with its initial airing on 6 May 1964, and in ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 5, 1964 (Tuesday)

The Beatles enjoying holiday this week

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : May 4, 1964 (Monday)


The Beatles are on vacation for most of this month

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: May 3, 1964 (Sunday)

The Beatles are on vacation - 50 years ago today

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: May 2, 1964 (Saturday)

The Beatles set off on a long holiday starting today.

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