008 - January 8
Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi.
The Beatles appeared live on Scottish TV's "Round Up".
"Beatles Christmas Show" at the Astoria, Finsbury Park, London.
"She Loves You", 19th week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).
Please Please Me LP, 42nd week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).
With The Beatles number 1, 7th week (UK Record Retailer).
"Another Beatles Christmas Show" at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances).
After the second performance at the Hammersmith Odeon, the Beatles visit the annual Boat Show, at the Earl's Court Exhibition Building, London, after 9.00pm, public closing time.
Rubber Soul number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).
Rubber Soul number 1 (US Billboard).
"We Can Work It Out" number 1, 1st week (US Billboard).
"We Can Work It Out" number 1, 2nd week (US Cashbox).
"Day Tripper"/"We Can Work It Out" number 1, 5th and last week (UK Mersey Beat).
"We Can Work It Out"/"Day Tripper" number 1, 3rd week (Dutch Top 40).
"Yesterday" number 4 (Dutch Top 40).
"A Hard Day's Night" covered by Peter Sellers number 16 (UK Record Retailer).
"Help!" number 31 (Dutch Top 40).
Party hosted by Mick Jagger at his house, 13a Bryanston Mews East, Marylebone, London, attended by John, George and Ringo.
Ringo, Maureen, and Brian (dressed as a clown) attend a fancy dress party thrown by Georgie Fame at the Cromwellian club, celebrating the 21st birthday of his bride, Carmen Jimenez.
"Lily The Pink" by The Scaffold number 1, 4th and last week (UK Record Retailer).
"Day After Day" by Badfinger number 18 (Dutch Tipparade).
"Imagine" number 39 (Dutch Top 40).
US LP release: Approximate Infinite Universe, by Yoko.
US Gold certification: The Early Beatles.
In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda's photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.
The John Lennon Collection number 1, 6th and last week (UK British Market Research Bureau).
"The Girl Is Mine" number 2, 1st week (US Billboard).
In Los Angeles, the Linda exhibition "Photographs" is displayed at the Molly Barnes Gallery.
Paul performs in concert at the NEC International Arena, Birmingham ("Get Back Tour").
After seven years of preparation and refurbishments, at a cost of £12,000,000, LIPA, the Liverpool Institute of the Performing Arts opens its doors.
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.
In Washington, D.C., an exhibition of Beatles photographs taken by Harry Benson is on display at the Govinda Gallery.
In Tampa, Florida, the exhibition of Linda's pictures entitled "Sixties" is on display at the Tampa Museum of Art.
1 number 1, 8th week (Australia ARIA Charts).
The estate of George Harrison started a $10 million legal action against Dr. Gilbert Lederman of Staten Island University Hospital, claiming the doctor coerced George to sign souvenirs. The main allegations of the legal action was that Dr. Lederman got an extremely sick Harrison to sign his son’s guitar and autographs for his two daughters.
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