The Beatles perform in Tokyo 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (June 30 1966)

Video: 'The Beatles - Live Budokan Stadium 1966 Night 1 (Tokyo, Japan HD 1080p RARE ORIGINAL)' (June 30, 1966)

(Thursday, June 30, 1966, 7:35 p.m. JST) — The Beatles performed the first of five shows (through July 2) at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo this evening, on the first stop of the band’s Summer 1966 Asia Mini-Tour.

The concert (and their first on the following day) was videotaped in color by Nippon Television.

Video: 'The Beatles Tokyo 1966 8mm colour' (June 30, 1966, at 0:00-1:12)

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