July 6, 1957: Lennon and McCartney first met
1957 John Lennon and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) first met.
A tape recording exists of the Quarry Men playing that same gig:
"'It's a unique slice of history'. That's how EMI's David Richards described a small reel-to-reel tape put up for auction at Sotheby's on September 15 1994 (Reuters, Sept 15 '94). On the tape is the unmistakeable voice of John Lennon, singing Elvis Presley's 'Baby, Let's Play House' and the British skiffle song 'Puttin' On The Style.' ... (more on July 6 at the Almanac)