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Old Apr 29, 2003, 06:02 AM   #1
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March 8

Lunchtime performance at the Cavern Club.

Two evening performances - Aintree Institute, Aintree, Liverpool, and at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool.

5:00-5:29pm. BBC's "Teeneager's Turn (Here We Go)" broadcast (all March 7, 1962 session except "Hello Little Girl").

The prefix "45-" is dropped off EMI singles catalogue numbers.

"Please Please Me" single number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).

"Eight Days A Week" number 1 (Canadian RPM Magazine).

Brian attends the evening presentation of this year's Mecca Carl-Alan awards, at the Empire Ballroom, Leicester Square, London. He collects from Princess Margaret an award as best group on behalf of the Beatles, and other on behalf of Cilla Black.

The awards are televised by BBC1.


The Beatles number 1, 12th week (Australia Kent Music Report).

Yellow Submarine LP, 8th week in the Top 30 (US Billboard).

"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"/"While My Guitar Gently Weeps" number 1 (Australia Kent Music Report).

"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" number 1, 2nd week (German Media Control Top 100).
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" number 11 (Dutch Top 40).

"Hey Jude" covered by Wilson Pickett number 30 (Dutch Top 40).


"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 8th and last week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 5th week (Oricon Hot Singles Chart).

UK single release: "Another Day"/"Oh Woman Oh Why" (Apple R 5889).

UK single release: "Power To The People"/"Open Your Box" (Apple R 5892).

Paul is fined 100 for growing cannabis at his farm in Campbeltown, Scotland. McCartney claimed some fans gave him the seeds and he didn’t know what they would grow.

UK single release: "Apple Of My Eye"/"Blind Owl". Last of the non Beatles-related singles on Apple Records.

UK single release: "Yesterday"/"I Should Have Known Better" (Parlophone R 6013).

Startling Studios. Recording basic tracks for LP Old Wave. Producer: Jim Nipar.


EMI releases Past Masters Vol. 1 (Capitol CDP-7-90043-2) and Past Masters Vol. 2 (Capitol CDP-7-90044-2) on CD and vinyl.

Paul and Linda visit the tourist attraction Mount Fuji.

At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.

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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