The Beatles

  • The Band is founded, firstly named "The Quarry Men"

    The Band is founded, firstly named "The Quarry Men"
    To find out about the creation of the band, we must start out in 1956, probably around September, when Jonh Lennon and his friend Peter Shotton created "The Quarry Men" (pictured), although Peter left the band shortly after.
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    The Quarry Men

  • The name of the band is permanently changed to "The Beatles"

    The name of the band is permanently changed to "The Beatles"
    When they had to come up with a definitive name for the band, they chose "The Beatles". The name is a pun on the Beat (the musical style they used) and the word "beetle" (a type of insect), which they used to reference a group they admired - "The Crickets".
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    The Beatles

    The Beatles released the single "All You Need is Love" (1967) and the following albums, excluding the ones already mentioned in the timeline:
    -With the Beatles (1963)
    -A Hard Day's Night (1964)
    -Beatles for Sale (1964)
    -Help! (1965)
    -Rubber Soul (1965)
    -Revolver (1966)
    -Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
    -Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
    -The Beatles (1968)
    -Yellow Submarine (1969)
    -Abbey Road (1969)
  • "Love Me Do" is released

    The band releases its first single, "Love Me Do"
  • "Please Please Me" is released

    "Please Please Me" is released
    The band releases their debut album, "Please Please Me".
  • The film "A Hard Day's Night" is released

    The film "A Hard Day's Night" is released
    The Beatles star in the film and mockumentary "A Hard Day's Night".
  • The Beatles are appointed members of the Order of the British Empire

    The Beatles are appointed members of the Order of the British Empire
    Queen Elizabeth II appoints all four musicians members of the Order of the British Empire for their contribution to English music.
  • "Let It Be" is released

    "Let It Be" is released
    The Band's last work together is released in the form of "Let It Be" an album that includes songs such as "Let It Be" and "Get Back"
  • "The Beatles" is dissolved

    After the members of the band have started to drift apart from each other, the band is dissolved and its members start careers on their own.
  • Jonh Lennon is killed

    Jonh Lennon is killed in New York by Mark David Chapman. As a tribute, George Harrison rewrites the lyrics of his song "All Those Years Ago"
  • 600 millions units sold!

    Being the best-selling band in history, The Beatles reach the number of 600 million units sold.