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Default 359 - December 24

December 24

Concert at the Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey.

Start of the daily "Beatles Christmas Shows", at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London, with Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, Tommy Quickly, Cilla Black, and the Fourmost, plus the Barron Knights with the Duke D'Mond, and Rolf Harris as compere. Photographer Dezo Hoffmann attends.

After the show, Brian hires a night flight to take most of the bill to Liverpool for Christmas.

Start of Christmas pantomime "Babes In the Wood", with Gerry and the Pacemakers, at the Gaumont, Hanley.


"I Feel Fine" number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).
"I Feel Fine" number 1, 4th and last week (UK Mersey Beat).

Start of Christmas show at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, "Another Beatles Christmas Show", with the Yardbirds, Freddie and the Dreamers, Jimmy Saville, Elkie Brooks, Mike Haslam, and Mike Cotton Sound. Two concerts.


US gold certification: Rubber Soul.

Various music and entertainment newspapers publish NEMS Enterprises Christmas greetings, citing the Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Cilla Black, Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, the Fourmost, Sounds Incorporated, the Moody Blues, Tommy Quickly, the Remo Four, Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers, the Silkie, the Rustiks, Paddy, Klaus & Gibson, Michael Haslam, the Paramounts and Brian Epstein.


Yesterday... And Today, 27th week in the Top 200 (US Billboard).


Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band number 1, 26th week (UK Record Retailer).

6:00-7:00pm. Broadcast of Martin's "With A Little Help From My Friends" show, produced by Yorkshire Television, transmitted by IBA, with Ringo, Lulu, the Hollies, Spike Milligan, Dudley Moore, Blue Mink, Pan's People. Ringo sings "With A Little Help From My Friends".

"Rolling Stone" publishes the 1st part of an interview to John.

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

To avoid overstaying their welcome, John and Yoko return to England to celebrate Christmas at home.

Tony Cox, Melinda and Kyoko disappear.


UK single release: "My Sweet Lord"/"What Is Life" (Apple R5884).

At the Olympia in London, Paul, Linda, Denny and Paul's brother Mike attend the opening night concert by Rod Stewart.


"Mull Of Kintyre" number 1, 4th week (UK British Market Research Bureau).
"Mull Of Kintyre" number 1, 3rd week (Irish Singles Chart).
"Mull Of Kintyre" number 1 (Dutch Top 40).

In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda's photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.

In the UK, BBC1 broadcasts the documentary "Wings Over The World". "Yellow Submarine" is transmitted as the fourth film in the BBC2's "The Beatles At Christmas" season.

At the Dakota, Sean receives his final present from John, an Akita puppy.

Various Christmas present mysteriously vanish from the Dakota, including a gold watch to Sean from John and Yoko.


"Say Say Say" number 1, 3rd week (US Billboard).
"Say Say Say" number 1, 3rd and last week (US Cashbox).
"Say Say Say" number 1, 2nd week (Canadian RPM Magazine).

London's Wavelength's "BBC Rock Hour" broadcasts a pre-recorded interview with Paul, conducted by Sarah Ward of WMMS Cleveland, Ohio.

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

In the UK, Channel 4 rebroadcasts the 1985 program "Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins And Friends".

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


Russian album release: CHOBA B CCCP (Melodia A60 00415 006), with the added tracks "I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday" and "Summertime".

In the UK on BBC Radio Two, the thirteenth episode of the weekly series "The Beeb's Lost Beatles Tapes", essentially based on "The Beatles At The Beeb" collection, is transmitted.

In Europe, the Sky One network transmits the US Billboard Music Awards (pre-taped from December 9, 1992).


The Beatles Live At The BBC debuts number 3 (US Billboard).

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

All over the UK, tribute bands performed live including The Silver Beatles at Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms.

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

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


1 number 1, 6th week (UK Official UK Charts Company).

The Beatles' "Anthology" returns to number 1, 4th week, on the New York Times Best Seller List.

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