Beatles’ 50th anniversary

Written on February 9, 2011 by Banafsheh Farhangmehr in Arts & Cultures & Societies, IE Humanities Center, Video

When they first took to the stage at the Cavern club on 9 February 1961 – 50 years ago today – they were a ragtag bunch of skinny Scousers looking for laughs. But that first gig in the Liverpool venue was at the start of an extraordinary journey that would see the band become, as John Lennon once put it, “more popular than Jesus”.


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