The Beatles’ diary -- 22nd August 1963

Thursday, 22nd August 1963

UK singles chart
  1. Sweets For My Sweet – The Searchers
  2. Confessin’ – Frank Ifield
  3. Bad To Me – Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas
  4. Twist And Shout – Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
  5. Devil In Disguise – Elvis Presley
UK albums chart
  1. Please Please Me – The Beatles
  2. Cliff’s Hit Album – Cliff Richard
  3. Greatest Hits – The Shadows
  4. West Side Story – Original Soundtrack
  5. It Happened At The World’s Fair – Elvis Presley

Performance at the Gaumont Cinema in Bournemouth.

There was also a recording session for the TV show ‘Day By Day’ at the Southern Independent Television Centre. The programme was broadcast live (Southern). They played She Loves You.

Robert Freeman’s famous photo shoot for the cover of ‘With The Beatles’. “The first time I met them,” he said, “was in a hotel in Bournemouth and nationwide fame hadn’t quite reached them. Old ladies were surrounding them and asking questions. The Beatles all assumed Oxford accents and every time they were asked questions like, ‘How old are you?’ they would give their age and ask, ‘And how old are ‘you?’’”



 
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