The Cavern Club opens.
The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester. 8:45-9:30pm. Recording for BBC's "Here We Go": "Chains"; "Please Please Me"; "Ask Me Why"; "Three Cool Cats".
Recording of several interviews for the BBC.
Australian single release: "Love Me Do"/"I Saw Her Standing There" (Parlophone A 8105).
News arrive from the USA at the George V hotel, Paris, that "I Want To Hold Your Hand" is number 1 (US Cashbox chart). The celebrations that follow are so exultant that Brian allows himself to be photographed wearing a chamber-pot on his head.
Performance at the Olympia, Paris, with Silvie Vartan and Trini Lopez.
Beatles For Sale
number 1, 5th week (UK Record Retailer).
number 1, 2nd week (US Billboard).
"I Feel Fine" number 1, 4th and last week (US Cashbox).
"I Feel Fine" number 1, 3rd week (Hitkrant Europarade).
"I Feel Fine" number 1, 3rd week (Dutch Top 40).
"I Feel Fine"/"She's A Woman" number 1, 6th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"If I Fell" number 24 (Dutch Top 40).
"Another Beatles Christmas Show" at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances). Last day.
Article in "Melody Maker": interview to Brian Epstein by Ray Coleman, under the title "Brian Epstein predicts: 'I give the Beatles two or three years more at the top'."
Jane Asher leaves England for a 3-month tour of the US with the Old Vic.
Last session of rehearsals at Twickenham Film Studios.
The police closes John's exhibition at the Arts Gallery, London, under the charge of obscenity.
All Things Must Pass
number 1, 3rd week (US Billboard).
"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 4th and last week (US Billboard).
"My Sweet Lord" number 1, 3rd week (Dutch Top 40).
"Isn't It A Pity" number 1, 5th and last week (Canadian RPM Magazine).
Wings begins work on their album Venus And Mars
at the Allen Toussaint's Sea Saint Studios in New Orleans.
In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda's photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.
"Mull Of Kintyre" number 1, 6th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
Paul is arrested and jailed for nine days in Tokyo for marijuana possession after being found with 219g on his arrival at Narita Airport in Japan.
"Got My Mind Set On You" number 1, 1st and only week (US Billboard).
"Got My Mind Set On You" number 1 (Canadian RPM Magazine).
Paul performs in concert at Wembley Arena, London ("Get Back Tour").
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko's art exhibition "Have You Seen The Horizon Lately" is on display.
BBC2 broadcasts Yoko Ono's "O Zone" special.
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.