On 16 September 1963 George Harrison became the first Beatle to visit America
While the other three members of the band went on holiday to Europe, George and his brother Peter visited their sister Louise in Illinois.
Astrid Kircherr, Klaus Voormann, George Harrison, Ringo Starr in Tenerife, 1963
Norman Parkinson, fashion photographer for Vogue, captured the Beatles at Abbey Road in September 1963, as they recorded their second LP With the Beatles.
In September 1963, the Beatles were days away from scoring their second No 1 with She Loves You.
November 13th, 1963 at Westward TV Studios, Plymouth. Stuart Hutchinson talks to the Beatles about Paul’s recent illness (causing them to postpone a couple of shows), and the group’s recent photo opportunity wearing police helmets outside a Birmingham theatre.
“For our last number I’d like to ask your help. Would the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry.”
The Beatles, Helen Shapiro, Dusty Springfield, Eden Kane and Keith Fordyce on the set of Ready, Steady, Go! 4 October 1963