This was The Beatles’ first concert in Luton, Bedfordshire. They returned to the town on two subsequent occasions, but never to the Majestic Ballroom.
The ballroom stood on Mill Street. It later became a bingo hall, but was destroyed by fire in 1982.
Also on this day...
- 2012: Paul McCartney live at Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay
- 1970: UK album release: McCartney by Paul McCartney
- 1967: Mixing: Getting Better, She’s Leaving Home, When I’m Sixty-Four, Lovely Rita
- 1966: Recording: Doctor Robert
- 1964: Filming: A Hard Day’s Night
- 1962: Live: Star-Club, Hamburg
- 1961: Live: Top Ten Club, Hamburg
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