Daily Archives: August 22, 2015

The Beatles perform second of two shows at Memorial Coliseum in Portland 50 years ago this hour (Aug 22 1965)


Video: 'KGW Channel 8 News Portland Oregon - 40th Anniversary of The Beatles Visit' (concerts at 1:04)

(Sunday, August 22, 1965, at about 9:30 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles performed the second of two shows tonight at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, the eleventh of 16 concerts on the band’s ten-city 1965 North American tour.

George Harrison, John Lennon interviewed backstage in Portland 50 years ago today (Aug 22 1965)


Video: 'Beatlemania In Portland Oregon' (backstage at 6:10)

(Sunday, August 22, 1965) — George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles were interviewed separately today backstage in Portland, Oregon, between two performances at Memorial Coliseum, the tenth and eleventh of 16 concerts on the band’s ten-city 1965 North American tour.

The Beatles hold a press conference in Portland 50 years ago this hour (Aug 22 1965)


Video: 'KATU Channel 2 News Portland Oregon - 40th Anniversary of The Beatles Visit'

(Sunday, August 22, 1965, 6:00 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles held a press conference this evening in Portland, Oregon, between two performances at Memorial Coliseum, the tenth and eleventh of 16 concerts on the band’s ten-city 1965 North American tour. Continue reading The Beatles hold a press conference in Portland 50 years ago this hour (Aug 22 1965)

The Beatles arrive in Portland, Oregon, surviving an in-flight engine fire 50 years ago this hour (Aug 22 1965)


Video: 'Beatlemania In Portland Oregon' (airport arrival at 0:25-3:04)

(Sunday, August 22, 1965, 1:22 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles arrived in Portland, Oregon, this afternoon (from Minneapolis) after one of the four engines on their Lockheed Electra jet caught fire as they were about to land for the tenth and eleventh of 16 concerts on the band’s ten-city 1965 North American tour.