The Beatles Timeline

Timeline created by Kberger
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  • Intoducing: Paul McCartney

    Intoducing: Paul McCartney
    The Quarry Men played at St. Peters church. John Lennon met Paul McCartney and he became the guitarist for the soon to be Beatles.
  • Introducting: George Harrison

    Introducting: George Harrison
    George Harrison is introduced to the Quarry Men, and they are impressed. He then joins the band.
  • Introducting: Pete Best

    Introducting: Pete Best
    Pete Best becomes the drummer and the Beatles it fully formed.
  • "The Beatles"

    "The Beatles"
    The Quarry Men change their name to the Beatles. The members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Pete Best, and George Harrison.
  • Ringo Starr Joins the Beatles

    Ringo Starr Joins the Beatles
    Ringo Starr joins the Beatles as the drummer, in replacement of Pete Best.
  • Pete Best Leaves The Beatles

    Pete Best Leaves The Beatles
    Pete Best was fired from the Beatles by manager Brian Epstein.
  • Please, Please Me

    Please, Please Me
    Please Please Me is the Beatles first #1 single in England.
  • British Invasion

    British Invasion
    The Beatles arrive in America at the JFK airport.
  • Ed Sullivan

    Ed Sullivan
    The Beatles appear to perform on the Ed Sullivan show. The show was said to have been seen by over 73 million people.
  • USA Top 5

    USA Top 5
    The Beatles take the top 5 spots on the USA's singles chart with Can't Buy Me Love, Twist and Shout, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please Me.
  • MBE (Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)

     MBE (Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)
    The Beatles recieve the MBE (Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) from the Queen of England. Many other people who had recieved the award in the past felt that the reward was unrightfully given and return their awards.
  • "Greater than Jesus"

    "Greater than Jesus"
    John Lennon claims in an interview with The London Evening Standard they the Beatles are "bigger than Jesus." The interview then gets published.
  • Go Home Beatles

    Go Home Beatles
    The interview from The London Evening Standard was published in America. American fans were horrified and started burning Beatles albums.
  • All You Need Is Love

    All You Need Is Love
    The Beatles perform All You Need Is Love on the TV show Our World. It was the first time a program was broadcasted live around the world. Over 400 million people watched the show.
  • Hey Elvis

    Hey Elvis
    The Beatles meet Elvis Presley.
  • Bye, Paul

    Bye, Paul
    Paul McCartney releases a solo, LP McCartney and says in an interview that he's quitting the Beatles.
  • Break-Up

    Paul McCartney files a lawsuit so that he can perminently break up the Beatles.
  • John's Assasination

    John's Assasination
    John Lennon is killed by a crazed fan in front of his New York apartment building.
  • George dies from cancer.

    George dies from cancer.
    George Harrison dies of cancer.