Legendary TV host Ed Sullivan is born in Harlem, NY.
Helen Shapiro is born in London.
Performance at the Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool.
Lunch time: Performance at the Cavern.
Evening performance aboard the MV Royal Iris on the River Mersey.
Please Please Me
LP number 1, 21st week (UK Record Retailer).
Australian EP release: "Twist And Shout" (Parlophone GEPO-8882).
"Eleanor Rigby", 8th week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
"Yellow Submarine", 8th week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
Studio 2. 4:00-5:30pm. Tape copying: "Magical Mystery Tour" (of remix mono 7); "Aerial Tour Instrumental" (working title of "Flying") (of remix mono 4). Recording: "I Am The Walrus" (tape reduction of take 25 as overdub onto take 17).
Studio 2. 7:00pm-3:00am. Mono mixing: "I Am The Walrus" (remixes 2-5, from take 17). Editing: "I Am The Walrus" (of remix mono 2). Recording: "Aerial Tour Instrumental" (working title of "Flying") (overdub onto take 8, takes 1-5 of overdub onto take 8). Mono mixing: "Aerial Tour Instrumental" (working title of "Flying") (remixes 5, 6, from take 8). Editing: "Aerial Tour Instrumental" (working title of "Flying") (of remix mono 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Copies of "Magical Mystery Tour" and "Flying" for the film producer. Recording of effects for "Flying". The jazz-like part of the song is deleted.
"Hey Jude" number 1, 5th week in the Top 30 (US Billboard).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 2nd week (US Cashbox).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 2nd week (Irish Singles Chart).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 3rd week (Dutch Top 40).
"Those were The Days" number 1, 2nd week (French Singles & Airplay Chart Reviews).
"Those Were The Days" number 2 (Dutch Top 40).
John appears on New York radio station WNEW-FM and is interviewed by Denis Elsas.
In Los Angeles, A&M Records sue George for $10 million, claiming that he did not hold up to his end of the contract by completing his album in time.
George flies from Montreal to Los Angeles to meet up with Derek Taylor.
Final day of interviews between John and "Playboy" magazine.
In Sydney, Ringo and Barbara record a television appearance on "Parkinson In Australia". During the show, Ringo plays drums and performs the medley "Honey Don't/"Blue Suede Shoes".
The "Art Of The Beatles" Exhibition, portraying 30 years of the group in the form of cartoons, paintings, photographs, album covers, lithographs and sculptures, continues.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
In the US, NBC Radio airs the program "Legends Of Rock", focusing this week on Ringo.
Pre-taped interviews with Ringo appear on the CNN program "Showbiz Today" and Paramount's "Entertainment Tonight".
In the US, CBS TV program "Good Day New York" airs part three of its three-day feature on the release of the film "John Lennon: Imagine".
At the NFT (National Film Theatre) in London, a celebration honoring Handmade Films. All of Handmade films are shown from "Monty Python's Meaning Of Life" to the current release, "Track 29".
Paul's returns to the tour circuit, after a 10 year absence, with a concert at the Scandinavium, Gothenberg, Sweden ("Get Back Tour").
In the UK, the Handmade film of "Shangai Surprise" is premiered over some regions of the ITV network.
Paul performs in concert at Spektrum, Oslo, Norway ("The New World Tour").
The Liverpool Institute For The Performing Arts (LIPA) holds its first press conference to announce they are open and ready to begin auditions for its first students.
In the US, Paul and Linda's short film on the Grateful Dead is premiered at the New York Film Festival.
In a VH1 poll of "The Hundred Hottest Songbirds Of All Time", 75,000 music fans cast their votes. Madonna was named #1. Coming in at #99 was Yoko Ono.
Phil Spector is charged with the murder of actress Lana Clarkson in an unsealed indictment. Spector was in attendance at a Los Angeles court as the indictment about the slaying of 40-year-old Clarkson is read. He remained free on $1 million bail.
The John Lennon Northern Lights Festival is held in Durness, Scotland.
Lucy O'Donnell Vodden, the childhood pal of John's son Julian, passed away at the age of 46 after losing her battle with auto-immune disease lupus.
Souvenir hunters were being condemned for "wanton vandalism" after sections of masonry were hacked off the house of Ringo's birthplace. Fans who are campaigning to halt town hall plans to demolish 9 Madryn Street found that chunks of brickwork had been removed from the house.
In Los Angeles, the exhibition "The Early Beatles Collection," featuring images taken by Astrid Kirchherr, runs at the Leica Gallery. Images include pictures taken during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night" in 1964 for Stern Magazine, as well as some of the images she took of the musicians during their Hamburg, Germany, period in 1960.
The exhibit Linda McCartney retrospective is displayed at the Kunst Haus Wien in Vienna, Austria. The new exhibition is the first comprehensive retrospective of Linda McCartney’s work featuring 190 of her iconic photographs.
Yoko's Half-A-Wind Show - A Retrospective is displayed at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, located north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It shows a major retrospective of well over a hundred works. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to orient ourselves broadly in Yoko’s multifaceted artistic universe, pinpointing central themes of her career and demonstrating the diversity of media and disciplines with which she works.
Paul performs in concert at Petco Park, San Diego, CA (2014 Out There Tour).
At the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, an all-star tribute to the music of George Harrison is held. Appearing are George’s son Dhani Harrison, Brian Wilson, Norah Jones, Heart’s Ann Wilson, Flaming Lips members Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Ben Harper and others. The show is dubbed George Fest and benefits the musicians' charity Sweet Relief through involvement of the Jameson Neighborhood Fund.