Daily Archives: June 13, 2014

Ringo Starr arrives in Sydney 50 years ago this hour (June 14 1964)


Video: 'Ringo Starr on his way to join the Beatles in Australia June 1964, interviews and great footage' (Starr arrives in Sydney at 6:10-11:00)

(Sunday, June 14, 1964, 7:00 a.m. AEST) — The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr arrived in Sydney, Australia, this morning, following recovery from illness and a long flight from London Airport via San Francisco.

He was then interviewed for Australian TV (with Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein) before catching a connecting flight to Melbourne, where he was reunited with the other Beatles.

The Beatles wave to fans from hotel in Adelaide 50 years ago this afternoon (June 13 1964)


Video: 'Ringo Starr on his way to join the Beatles in Australia June 1964, interviews and great footage' (The Beatles in Adelaide at 4:07-6:08)

(Saturday, June 13, 1964, afternoon) — To placate 4,000 fans who had amassed outside their hotel in Adelaide, The Beatles today made a brief appearance on a columned balcony at South Australian Hotel. Afterwards, they were interviewed inside their suite by Australian DJ Bob Rogers.