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December 14


With The Beatles number 1, 2nd week (UK Record Retailer).

"I Want To Hold Your Hand" number 1 (UK Record Retailer).

Southern Area Fan Club Convention, Wimbledon Palais, Wimbledon, London. Afternoon. Beatles greeting each fan attending, at the bar. Evening. Concert. Photographer Dezo Hoffmann present. 1st time crowd barriers are used for a Beatles concert.


The Beatles number 1, 2nd week (UK Record Retailer.)

"Hey Jude", 16th week in the Top 30 (US Billboard).
"Hey Jude" number 26 (Dutch Top 40).

"Hey Jude"/"Revolution" number 1, 11th week (Australia Kent Music Report).

"With A Little Help From My Friends" covered by Joe Cocker number 14 (Dutch Top 40).

"Those Were The Days" number 29 (Dutch Top 40).

John and Yoko arrive in a white bag inside a white Rolls Royce, at Hyde Park (at Cumberland Gate), to protest for James Hanratty, while Hanratty's father addresses the crowd. Later, Hanratty and the Lennons drive to 10 Downing Street, to present a petition at the Prime Minister's residence.

Gold certification: "Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)".

Gold certification: "My Sweet Lord".

At the Kolnischer Kunstverein in Cologne, West Germany, the exhibition of Yoko's work "Happening And Fluxus" is shown.

In New York, filming begins for the John and Yoko project "Up Your Legs Forever".

John Sinclair is released, because Michigan's penalties for possession of drugs had been reduced.

John records an interview with Jean-François Vallee, for the French INA television program "Pop 2".

In London, "Born To Boogie" premieres at the Oscar One cinema. Ringo, Maureen, Marc Bolin, Micky Finn and Elton John attend.

In the UK, the film of John, Yoko and choir recording "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" is transmitted on BBC1's program "Top Of The Pops".

In the US, ABC TV broadcasts the John and Yoko film version of "One To One Concert".

In London, Ringo attends Queen's concert at the Hammersmith Odeon.

End of London Town LP sessions at Air London Studios.

Wings perform in concert at City Hall, Newcastle, England ("Wings UK Tour").

Prior to the concert, Wings are interviewed backstage by Tyne-Tees Television for the children's show "Saturday Shake Up".

2:00pm EST. 10 minutes of silence, requested by Yoko, is observed throughout the world.

Ringo records the narration for 26 more episodes of "Thomas The Tank Engine And Friends".

In Los Angeles, the Linda exhibition "Photographs" is displayed at the Molly Barnes Gallery.

In the UK, the BBC1 program "Harty" broadcast a pre-recorded feature of Paul and George Martin mixing the track "Pipes Of Peace".

In Sydney, Australia, during Deep Purple's world tour, George joins Deep Purple onstage as a surprise guest. George borrows Richie Blackmore's Stratocaster to join in on "Lucille".

In the US, Paul makes an appearance on the "Rick Dee's Weekly Top 40 Radio Show".

In the UK, CIC Video releases the Bee Gees' 1978 film "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" on home video.

The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.

At AIR Studios in London, Paul resumes work on new songs with George Martin for the "Rupert The Bear" movie.

Paul's concert at Madison Square Garden, New York ("Get Back Tour").

The ITV network transmits an interview with Paul, conducted by Anne Nightingale, on the weekly program "One To One".

At BBC Television Centre in London, Paul and Linda appear on the show "Wogan. Paul performs the song "All My Trials".

George and Eric Clapton perform in concert at Tokyo Dome Stadium, Tokyo ("Tour Of Japan").

In the US, "Billboard" magazine runs a story on George's current tour of Japan.

In the UK, Paul's "Liverpool Oratorio" is performed at the Guildhall in Derry City in Londonberry.

In the UK, transmitted on Channel 4 is the film of the June 28 "Liverpool Oratorio" premiere.

In the US, the Disney Channel airs its "Eight Days A Week Tribute To The Beatles".

At the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, George makes a surprise appearance on stage with Eddie Van Halen during a benefit concert.

In Australia, tickets for Paul's upcoming tour in March go on sale.

In the UK, the ITV network station GMTV screens a clip of the Beatles' archive film, released by Apple to promote The Beatles Live At The BBC.

The FBI makes public, under a judge's order, archives related to its investigation about John Lennon to deport him.

In the US, Paul's taped appearance on the ABC TV show "Oprah" (recorded November 20, 1997) airs an alternate version of his appearance, including a Q&A session with the studio audience.

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

In Washington, D.C., an exhibition of Beatles photographs taken by Harry Benson is on display at the Govinda Gallery.

In the US, the ABC TV moring program "Good Morning America" previews the John Lennon Anthology box set.

In Tampa, Florida, the exhibition of Linda's pictures entitled "Sixties" is on display at the Tampa Museum of Art.

Sir Paul McCartney performs at the Cavern Club, his last gig at the venue was in 1963. The show was filmed for TV and also went out live on the Internet.

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