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Default 351 - December 16

December 16

1961
The Beatles played a night show at the Cavern Club.

1964
End of Ringo's stay at the University College Hospital, London, to have his tonsils removed.

1965

"Day Tripper"/"We Can Work It Out" number 1 (UK Record Retailer).

Granada TV broadcasts in London "The Music of Lennon And McCartney".

1966
The 4th "Christmas Record" is sent to the members of the Fan Club.

1967

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band number 1, 20th week (Australia Kent Music Report).

"Hello, Goodbye" number 1 (Dutch Top 40).

"Magical Mystery Tour" EP number 15 (Dutch Top 40).

"Yesterday" covered by Ray Charles number 29 (Dutch Top 40).

1968
Mavis Smith begins his work as executive of the Apple press office.

1969
John and Yoko go to Toronto to play in the Peace Festival. For 5 days they stay at Ronnie Hawkins's farm near Toronto.

"War Is Over! If You Want It" billboards go up in eleven cities around the world.

1970
At the Kolnischer Kunstverein in Cologne, West Germany, the exhibition of Yoko's work "Happening And Fluxus" is shown.

In New York, filming concludes for "Up Your Legs Forever".

1971
In London, thr Ringo/Frank Zappa film "200 Motels" opens at the Classic Cinema in Piccadilly Circus.

In New York, John and Yoko record an appearance on "The David Frost Show"

1972
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" number 1 (Dutch Tipparade).

"Hi, Hi, Hi" number 22 (Dutch Top 40).

In the UK, the London Weekend Television series "Russell Harty Plus" broadcasts Wings' promo video for "Hi Hi Hi".

1973
At their St. John's Wood home, Paul and Linda record an appearance for the BBC1 festive holiday program "Disney Time".

1974

US single release: "# 9 Dream"/"What You Got" (Apple 1878).

US gold certification: Dark Horse.

George performs in concert at the Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ("North American Tour").

1979
Wings perform in concert at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland ("Wings UK Tour").

1982
UK album release: It's Alright (I See Rainbows) (Polydor POLD 5073).

1983
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, Paul gives an interview to Leslie Ash for the Channel 4 program "The Tube".

1984
In the US, Paul gives an interview to MTV.

1986
At the London bankruptcy court, Denny Laine declares bankruptcy with debets totalling 76,035.

1987
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.

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

1991
George spends his last free day of the tour shopping at Tokyo's International Market.

1992
In the US, the Disney Channel airs its "Eight Days A Week Tribute To The Beatles".

1993
2:40pm. Arturo Merino Benitez Airport, Santiago, Chile. Private Paul's jet arrives. From the airport, Paul goes to the Estadio Nacional.

5:55pm. Paul is awarded a medal of the Ministery of Education of Chile: Orden al Merito Cultural y Docente "Gabriela Mistral" (Gabriela Mistral Order of Cultural and Educational Merit), which carries the rank of Commander.

6:00pm. Paul's press conference.

9:50pm. Start of opening clip for Paul's concert.

10:00pm. Paul performs in concert at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile ("1993 New World Tour").

1995
London. It is informed that Linda had surgery to extract her a cancer bundle in her breast.


Anthology 1 number 1, 2nd week; 2nd week in the top 200 (US Billboard).
Anthology 1 number 1 (European Music & Media).

1996
In the UK, Paul learns that he will be awarded a knighthood in the Queen's New Year's Honor List. Knowing that he will be out of the country when the news is released, he videotapes an acceptance speech.

1997
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.

1998
In Washington, D.C., an exhibition of Beatles photographs taken by Harry Benson is on display at the Govinda Gallery.

1999
In Tampa, Florida, the exhibition of Linda's pictures entitled "Sixties" is on display at the Tampa Museum of Art.

2000

1 number 1, 2nd week (European Music & Media).

2005
The surviving Beatles and relatives of the band's late members began legal action against EMI to get royalties allegedly worth 30m. Paul, Ringo and relatives of George and John claimed EMI owed record royalties to their company Apple Corps.

2006

Love number 1, 2nd week (European Music & Media).

Sir Paul McCartney says he's left EMI, his record label of 45 years, as it had become "boring" and he had "dreaded going to see" its executives. He told The Times that the company's handling of his music had become "symbolic of the treadmill". Paul goes on to sign a deal with Starbucks' label, Hear Music.

2009
Paul performs in concert at the Koln Arena, Cologne, Germany.

2011
An ultra-rare Beatles VI in-store promotional poster sold at an eBay auction for $6,300.

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