019 - January 19
Richard Lester is born in Philadelphia.
Transmision of performance in "Thank Your Lucky Stars" (recorded January 13, 1963).
Performances at the Olympia, Paris. Recorded by French radio.
Brian flies to New York to negotiate dates and details for the next Beatles North American tour. Also for promotional visits of Cilla Black and Gerry and the Pacemakers.
Rubber Soul number 1, 7th week (UK Record Retailer).
"Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out", 7th week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).
Studio 2. 7:30pm-2:30am. Recording: "In The Life Of..." (working title of "A Day In The Life") (takes 1-4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of rythm track, John's vocal and clock alarm for "A Day In The Life".
Abbey Road number 1, 13th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
End of trial after Paul's action.
The Beatles LP is played in the courtroom of the Sharon Tate murder trial. The purpose being to find out if any songs could have influenced Charles Manson and his followers to commit murder.
"Mrs. Vandebilt" number 2 (Dutch Tipparade).
John and Yoko attend Jimmy Carter's Presidential Inauguration Ball.
In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda's photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.
"Mull Of Kintyre"/"Girl's School" number 1, 4th week (Hitkrant Europarade).
Double Fantasy number 1, 5th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
US release: Milk And Honey (Polydor 817 160-1 Y-1).
"(Just Like) Starting Over" number 1 (Australia Kent Music Report).
An intruder enters the Dakota building while Yoko is asleep. He departs after leaving some notes, a photograph and a personal letter to Yoko. The police later arrest the suspect.
US releases on CD: Ringo's Blast From Your Past (Parlophone CDP 7 46663 2) and Paul's McCartney (Parlophone CDP 7 46611 2) and Ram (Parlophone CDP 7 46612 2).
Paul performs in concert at Wembley Arena, London ("Get Back Tour").
Evening: ceremony in New York; John is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Yoko, Sean and Paul attend. Also inducted are Bob Marley, Rod Stewart, the Grateful Dead, Elton John, the Animals, the Band, and Duane Eddy.
Apple Corps Ltd. moves its operations from Mayfair to Ovington Square, West London.
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.
Long-time friend of the Beatles, Carl Perkins dies from a series of strokes. He was 65.
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.
It's reported that Paul McCartney was set to become the world’s first pop star billionaire. McCartney is said to be worth $1,233,000,000 and was expected to become a billionaire after huge sales from the Beatles compilation hits album.
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