The Beatles’ diary -- 21st June 1963

Friday, 21st June 1963

UK singles chart
  1. From Me To You – The Beatles
  2. I Like It – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  3. Do You Want To Know A Secret? – Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas
  4. When Will You Say I Love You – Billy Fury
  5. Scarlett O’Hara – Jet Harris & Tony Meehan
UK albums chart
  1. Please Please Me – The Beatles
  2. Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard
  3. Reminiscing – Buddy Holly
  4. It Happened At The World’s Fair – Elvis Presley
  5. I’ll Remember You – Frank Ifield

Performance at the Odeon Cinema in Guildford.

Don Short’s article ‘Beatle In Brawl – Sorry I Socked You’ appeared in the ‘Daily Mirror’. It read: “Guitarist John Lennon, twenty-two-year-old leader of the Beatles pop group, said last night: ‘Why did I have to go and punch my best friend? I was so high I didn’t realise what I was doing.’ Then he sent off a telegram apologising to twenty-nine-year-old Liverpool rock show compère and disc jockey Bob Wooler… who said: ‘I don’t know why he did it. I have been a friend of the Beatles for a long time. I have often compèred shows where they have appeared. I am terribly upset about this, physically as well as mentally.’ John Lennon said: ‘Bob is the last person in the world I would want to have a fight with. I can only hope he realises that I was too far gone to know what I was …

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