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Jerry Apr 29, 2003 07:26 AM

106 - April 15
April 15

John escapes to Liverpool to visit Cynthia and see Julian for the first time at the General Hospital, Sefton. He announces he chose Brian as godfather, and that he will soon leave with him on vacation to Spain.


Please Please Me LP, 56th week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).

With The Beatles number 1, 21st and last week (UK Record Retailer).

"Can't Buy Me Love" number 1, 4th and last week (UK Record Retailer).

Photographic session at the walled garden of Les Ambassadeurs.

Interview with Ed Sullivan for his TV show at Les Ambassadeurs.

Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. Paul films appearance for BBC-TV's A Degree Of Frost.

The Beatles filmed outside shots at the Scala Theatre in Tottenham Street, London for the movie "A Hard Day's Night".

Australian single release: "Ticket To Ride"/"Yes It Is" (Parlophone A 8153).

Appearance on BBC's "Top Of The Pops".

"Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever" number 1, 3rd week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever" number 5 (Dutch Top 40).

Allen Klein, John and Yoko return to Henry Ansbacher & Co.

The Beatles ,though no longer a recording/performing act, receive an Oscar for "Best Original Song Score" for the music in their movie "Let It Be".


"Back Off Boogaloo" number 15 (Dutch Top 40).

Ringo's film "Born To Boogie" goes on general release in Britain.


Band On The Run number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).


US single release: "Coming Up" (studio version)//"Coming Up" (live version)/"Lunch Box-Odd Sox" (Columbia 1-11263).

The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" makes its TV premiere in the UK on BBC1.

The British Satellite Broadcasting (BSB) music station "Power" premieres the TV special "Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band, featuring his concert on September 3, 1989 in Los Angeles.

The home video of "Lennon: A Tribute" is officially released. Included is the first official release of Ringo's cover of "I Call Your Name" and Paul's "P.S. Love Me Do".

Ringo and his fourth All-Starr Band begin rehearsals for the upcoming tour.

John Lennon is named "The Greatest Singer Of All Time" by the readers of the UK magazine "Mojo". Paul comes in at number 7.


1 certified Diamond by RIAA in US.

In New York City, the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery runs in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center. The library exhibition include tour memorabilia, historic film clips, video interviews with musicians, as well as interactive exhibits.

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