Global Beatles Day was founded in 2009, and since then it is celebrated on June 25 of every year. Global Beatles Day is observed to honour the exceptional and perfection of Beatles, for their contribution to the world. The Beatles were an English Rock band that was formed in Liverpool in 1967. The band consisted of four members named John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were the foremost and most influential music band of that era. They also promoted on aspects like love and peace, of truth and youth. This day mainly celebrates the Beatles music. This music helped the world in changing one’s approach towards personal expression, fashion, imagination, sex, and art. They made a massive impact on global society during their time. Everyone loved the Beatles music because their music was catchy, diverse, with the variety of styles and themes. They always tried to spread a positive message to their fans.
“Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it.” -John Lennon
History of Global Beatles Day
A song called All You Need is Love was written by John Lennon was first performed by The Beatles on the BBC, on a program called Our World which was the first live global television link that was broadcast to 26 countries through satellite and was watched by 400 million people. This program happened on June 25, 1967. Global Beatles Day was launched on February 2009, but it was already called as Beatles day and was observed in Liverpool on every July 10th till then because July 10th was when Beatles returned to Liverpool from America and the premiere of “A Hard Day’s Night.
Other Celebrations on June 25
June 25 is also celebrated as
- Color TV Day
- National Strawberry Parfait Day
- National Catfish Day
- Please Take My Children To Work Day
- World Vitiligo Day
- National Bomb Pop Day
How to celebrate Global Beatles Day
This day is celebrated globally to observe the creation of The Beatles. It is especially marked in the United Kingdom, and the money raised on this event goes for the local Liverpool charitable causes. Every year on this day, international community join together to celebrate the day. One can observe this day by hearing the music of the Beatles. One can also spend some time in researching about The Beatles and their essential acts towards the society. You can also visit one of the Beatles tribute band that will be held in various places of the world. Their music was believed to have peace, positivity, and enthusiasm. Post pictures and share your Global Beatles Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #GlobalBeatlesDay.