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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 31, 1966

Getting ready for the upcoming tour.....

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 30, 1966
 (You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION - The Righteous Brothers (Verve)
 CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ - The Mama’s & The Papa’s (Dunhill)
 GOOD LOVIN’ - The Young Rascals (Atlantic)
 SHAKE ME, WAKE ME (When It’s Over) - The Four Tops (Motown)
 19TH NERVOUS BREAKDOWN - The Rolling Stones (London)
 THIS OLD HE...
The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 29, 1966

The Beatles enjoying their break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 28, 1966

Ringo Starr and George Harrison attend Roy Orbison's concert in Walthamstow, England.

 

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 27, 1966

The Beatles enjoying a little break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 26, 1966

A horse Paul McCartney bought for his father wins the race at the Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool. Paul watches the race with his father and brother Michael.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 25, 1966

The Vale, London

Since forming NES Enterprises in June 1962, Brian Epstein had launched or acquired a number of other business ventures, leasing the central London venue Saville Theatre, for example. In September 1964, he had bought a controlling stake in the Liverpool pop paper Mersey Beat, renami...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 24, 1966

The Beatles attend the première of Alfie

Each of The Beatles, along with their wives and girlfriends, attended the première of Alfie, which was directed by Lewis Gilbert and starred Michael Caine.

Paul McCartney's girlfriend Jane Asher had a minor part in the film. The première took place at the ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 23, 1966

March 23, 1966: Photo session for publicity pictures for next album.

What was the next album??

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 22, 1966

Nothing to report on this day 50 years ago.....If anyone remembers anything, please let us know!

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 21, 1966

A quiet day 50 years ago........

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 20, 1966

Two weeks after they flew to Switzerland for a skiing holiday, Paul McCartney and his girlfriend Jane Asher returned to England.

The couple had rented a chalet in the mountains about half a mile from the Swiss town of Klosters. After arriving back in London they moved into McCartney's home at 7 Ca...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 19, 1966

Nowhere Man - Top Ten on the Billboard

 

 

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 18, 1966
The following is the original article as written by Maureen Cleave - the third in a series of five - on How Does a Beatle Live? - exactly as published in the London Evening Standard on March 18, 1966. Part 3 - George Harrison:
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Page 8–EVENING STANDARD,  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1966
 
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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 17, 1966

Happy St. Patrick's Day from The Beatles

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 16, 1966

'Rubber Soul', 15th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart)

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 15, 1966

The Beatles fail to win any Grammy Awards

The Beatles were nominated in 10 of the categories for the 8th Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, New York.

Six of the nominations were for Yesterday, while the other four were for the H...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 14, 1966

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 13, 1966

What do you think the Beatles were doing 50 years ago today??

 

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 12, 1966

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 11, 1966

This chat took place at 'a nice little caff in Soho,' and was published in the March 11th 1966 edition of NME with the teaser 'LENNON TALKS!' on the front page. Asking the questions was Chris Hutchins...

SETTING THE SCENE:
John Lennon and I tried something unusual last week - we went to lunch. Unus...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 10, 1966

The Beatles were writing songs in between their next tour...

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 9, 1966

The Beatles in between concerts.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 8, 1966

It was a quiet day

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 7, 1966 (Monday)

It was a quiet day 50 years ago

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 7, 1966 (Tuesday)

During this 3 month hiatus, 1966 would mark the last year that the Beatles would be tied to their classic "Mop-Top" image (although their hair was noticeably longer by this time) and all-together unified look. During this break, each member of the group coincidentally grew a moustache without consul...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 6, 1966 (Sunday)

On this day Paul McCartney and his girlfriend Jane Asher flew to Switzerland for a two-week skiing holiday.

The couple rented a chalet in the mountains about half a mile from the town of Klosters. During their stay McCartney worked on musical ideas for The Beatles' next album.

I can remember mo...
The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 5, 1966 (Saturday)

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 4, 1966 (Friday)

Reporter Maureen Cleave, a good friend of John Lennon's, wrote a personality article about him that would be published in the March 4th 1966 edition of the London Evening Standard. Cleave's piece was intended to present a portrait of the behind-the-scenes Lennon, and was entitled 'How Does A Beatle ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: March 3, 1966 (Thursday)

The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein announced on this day the group's plans to tour Germany, Japan, the Philippines and the United States.

The final live dates took place between June and August 1966, and were to be The Beatles' final scheduled concerts. Their last show was at San Francisco's Candl...

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