Stuart Sutcliffe is born, in Edinburgh.
Please Please Me
number 1, 8th week (UK Record Retailer).
10:31-11:30am. BBC's "Easy Beat" broadcast (recorded June 19, 1963).
Concert in Wellington, New Zealand.
Broadcast of "Londra Ultima Ora", Italian radio program, with interview on the Beatles (recorded June 18, 1965).
Night. The Beatles arrive in Milan central starion, platform 3, on the Trans Europe Express from Lyon, France. A car takes them to the hotel.
"Paperback Writer"/"Rain" number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
Flight to Munich, with Brian and Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers, also included in the tour.
Opening night of the club Sibylla's, London.
Studio 1. 8:00-11:00pm. Recording: "All You Need Is Love" (tape reduction take 10, takes 34-43 as overdub onto take 10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Orchestra overdub for "All You Need Is Love".
"Get Back" number 1, 6th and last week (Canadian RPM Magazine).
At his Tittenhurst Park studios, John begins work on his next album, Imagine
"My Love" number 1, 4th and last week (US Billboard).
"My Love" number 1, 4th and last week (US Cashbox).
Living In The Material World
number 1 (US Billboard).
Living In The Material World
number 1 (Canadian RPM Album Chart).
Red Rose Speedway
number 2 (Canadian RPM Album Chart).
The Beatles 1967-1970
number 4 (Canadian RPM Album Chart).
The Beatles 1962-1966
number 7 (Canadian RPM Album Chart).
"Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)" number 5 (Dutch Top 40).
Paul's concert at the Los Angeles Forum, Inglewood, California ("Wings Over America Tour").
In New York, at the World Trade Center, a press conference is held for the group Loving Awareness. They wish to change their name to the Beatles.
Santa Barbara Sound studios, Santa Barbara, US. Mixing for Old Wave
. Producer: Jim Nipar (assisted by Terry Nelson). Joe Walsh is in attendance.
Paul finishes shooting the promo video for "Take It Away".
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.
In the US, a pre-recorded interview with Paul is featured on the CBS TV program "Entertainment Tonight".
At the London studios of Albert Wharf, Paul and group shoot a promo film for "This One".
Paul and group perform at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow ("Paul McCartney World Tour").
At the Glasgow concert, Paul performs the song "Mull Of Kintyre". The only time this song is performed throughout the entire tour.
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at the Jones Beach Amphitheather, Wantaugh, New York ("North American Tour").
In the US, Ringo appears at the "Together For Our Children" charity concert.
Paul, George and Ringo resume work on the "Anthology" special at George's FPSHOT studios.
The Italian program "In Control" airs a pre-recorded interview with Paul, conducted at his MPL offices.
Paul's art exhibition at the Kunstforum Lyz in Hamburg with 75 of his 500 private paintings.
An exhibition by Cynthia Lennon and Phyllis McKenzie at the KDK Gallery in London continues.
An exhibition of Dezo Hoffman's Beatles' photographs runs at the Park West Gallery in Southfield, Michigan.
The photo exhibition entitled "Linda McCartney's Sixties" continues at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
The top pop earners from US sales during 2001 were listed by Rolling Stone magazine as: Madonna at #5 with $49.5 million, Dave Matthews Band #4 with $52.7 million, the Beatles were #3 with $58 million, Dr. Dre was #2 with $63 million and at #1 was U2 with $75 million.
Ringo and his All Starr Band perform at the Cache Creek Casino in Brooks, California.
"The Beatles! Backstage and Behind-the-Scenes Photo Exhibit" at The Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, Michigan.
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at Ceasar’s, Atlantic City, NJ.
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.