climbed on the Beatles Bandwagon with a series of fun and innovative
Twenty-five Beatle Wigs were awarded for correct answers to the
scrambled fun phrase:
"Valentine for I like would four one the Beatles my of."
Beatle Wallpaper was won by Cindy McLean of Simsbury for making
the closest guess to the number of signatures listeners produced
for a Dick Robinson Beatles petition contest (there were 60,200
Twenty-five listeners 25 won Beatle ball-point pens for guessing
the total age of The Swinging Six (154).
for enlargement; courtesy of Marianne Chrystalbridge
A Beatlebike contest drew 12,000 pieces of mail (above).
July, 1966 -Big D awarded
tickets to the Beatles upcoming concert in New York's Shea Stadium
(below). Click here to see Charlie Parker's letter
to the winner.
found innovative ways to reunite The Beatles long after the group
Day weekend, 1972 -
One hundred Beatles albums were given away during a Magical Mystery
Tour weekend (below).
17, 1975 -
Listeners were invited to A Night with the Beatles at Showcase
Cinema in East Hartford, featuring their four films:Yellow Submarine,
Let It Be, A Hard Day's Night and Help!
28-30, 1975 -
Four thousand slides and thousands of feet of historic film were
combined for The Beatles...A Way With Words, a three-night
show at the Hartford Civic Center.
27-29, 1976 -
Big D celebrated Sixteen Years of Rock during a Beatles
weekend, giving away complete Beatles album libraries and three
4x2' Beatle Mirrors.