June 14th: On this Day In Music History
|1961, Country singer Patsy Cline was involved in a near fatal car crash in Nashville; she sustained head injuries after being thrown through the windscreen.|
1963, During a UK tour The Beatles played at New Brighton Tower supported by Gerry and the Pacemakers. Tickets cost 6 shillings in advance.
1964, Touring Australia The Beatles arrived in Melbourne and were greeted at the airport by over 5,000 fans. Another 20,000 fans lined the route from the airport to the hotel, army and navy units were brought in to help control the crowds, cars were crushed, hundreds of girls fainted and over 50 people were admitted to hospital with broken bones.