"Please Please Me" single number 1, 4th and last week (UK Record Retailer).
Concert at the Colston Hall, Bristol (Chris Montez and Tommy Roe Tour).
Film from the Washington Coliseum concert is broadcast via cable TV to American movie theaters. (Recorded February 11, 1964).
"Eight Days A Week" number 1, 2nd and last week (Canadian RPM Magazine).
Studio 2 (control room only). 10:00-11:00am. Mono mixing: "Ticket To Ride" (remix 2, from take 2). Producer: not assigned; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown.
Mix of "Ticket To Ride" for United Artists.
Studio 2. 7:00pm-1:30am. Recording: "Untitled" (working title of "Within You Without You") (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Visit at the studio: Peter Blake.
UK single release: "Lady Madonna"/"The Inner Light" (Parlophone R 5675).
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"/"While My Guitar Gently Weeps" number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" number 1, 3rd week (German Media Control Top 100).
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" number 1 (Ö3 Austria Top 40).
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" number 19 (Dutch Top 40).
number 1, 13th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
LP, 9th week in the Top 30 (US Billboard).
John and Yoko stand at the Thoresen Passenger Terminal, at Southampton, to board a ferry to France. They cannot board, because of passport problems.
Ringo shoots a "Sentimental Journey" clip. One location is the Cabaret venue "The Talk Of The Town", London.
"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 6th week (Oricon Hot Singles Chart).
In England, work resumes on the "James Paul McCartney" TV special. Paul performs an acoustic medley of "Bluebird"/"Mama's Little Girl"/"Michelle"/"Heart Of The Country". This medley was not used in the special, but another medley, minus "Mama's Little Girl" is included in the show.
US album release: Alpha Omega, Vol. 1
and Alpha Omega, Vol. 2
. These albums prompted Apple to rush release The Beatles 1962-1966
and The Beatle 1967-1970
US single release: "Goodnight Tonight"/"Daytime Nightime Suffering" (Columbia 3-10939).
US single release: "I'm Stepping Out"/"Sleepness Nights" (Polydor 821 107-7).
Liverpool, England, named the surviving Beatles "freemen" -- the city's highest honor.
Yoko's tour continues with a stop in Budapest, Hungary.
Paul McCartney announced that the surviving Beatles had recorded some new songs, which would be released at year's end, along with the TV documentary "The Beatles Anthology".
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.
Paul McCartney is inducted at the 14th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony. Bruce Springsteen and Bill Joel gracefully thank their beaming mothers. Paul mourns the loss of his wife Linda. And the three lead a jam session that has a star-studded audience up and dancing.
Sir Paul McCartney confirmed that he and former model Heather Mills had become "an item". The couple had met after working on the same charity project.
With Yoko in attendance, a bronze statue of John is unveiled at the newly renamed Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
George Harrison is inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame at the 19th annual cermony in New York. Tom Petty and Jeff Lyne formerly induct George, and the award is accepted by Olivia and Dhani Harrison.
Disney Studios scrapped plans for a 3D remake of the Beatles' 1968 film "Yellow Submarine". The new film, which was being developed by director Robert Zemeckis, was going to incorporate the 16 Beatles songs and recordings from the original animated film. Budget issues and a cancelled meeting with surviving Beatles' members were cited as reasons for the film's demise.
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.