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August 12

Drummer Pete Best joins the Silver Beetles.

Concert at the Odeon, Llandudno, with Tommy Quickly and Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

Brian throws a party, celebrating the first major US tour, at Whaddon House, William Mews, London. Guests (among others): Judy Garland, Cilla Black, Peter and Gordon, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, the Beatles, Tommy Steele, the Searchers, Lionel Bart, the Fourmost, Russ Conway, Tito Burns, George Martin, Alan Freeman, Pete Murray, Brian Matthew, Peter Gormley, Tony Barrow, Alma Cogan.

"A Hard Day's Night"/"Things We Said Today", 5th week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).

With The Beatles, 38th week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).

Argentina LP release: ¡Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Paul, John, George Y Ringo! (Odeon POPS LDS 2106).

US single release: "From A Window"/"Second To None" (Imperial 66061), by Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas.

500 US cinemas start exhibiting "A Hard Day's Night".


"Help!" number 1, 2nd week (UK Record Retailer).

Germany LP release: Help! (Hörzu Electrola SHZE 162).

Brian Epstein and Johnny Hamp of Granada TV meet to discuss arrangements for a program based on the music of Lennon and McCartney.

Opening of the last US tour. Concert at the International Amphitheater, Chicago. It is filmed.

The "Globe And Mail" of Toronto publishes a declaration of George defending John.

UK single release: "You Make Me Feel Like Someone"/Take My Hand" (Parlophone R 5482), single of Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, is re-released.


Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band number 1, seventh week (US Billboard).
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).

"All You Need Is Love" number 2 (Dutch Top 40).

"All You Need Is Love"/"Baby, You're A Rich Man" number 1, 3rd week (Australia Kent Music Report).

Studio 2. 7:00pm-4:15am. Recording: "Not Guilty" (overdub onto take 102). Mono mixing: "Not Guilty" (remix 1, from take 102). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

Studio 2 (control room only). 7:00pm-2:00am. Stereo mixing: "Oh! Darling" (remixes 5-9, from take 26); "Because" (remixes 1, 2, from take 16); "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" (remixes 27-36, from take 27). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.

A check for the amount of $243,418, covering the proceeds from the Bangla Desh concerts, is sent by Madison Square Gaden Inc. to UNICEF.

In England, John and Yoko donate £1,000 to the UCS (United Clyde Shipbuilders) Fighting Funds in York.

At the Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. "Art Spectrum", modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: "Cold Turkey", "The Ballad Of John And Yoko", "Give Peace A Chance", "Instant Karma!", "Up Your Legs Forever".

"Bangla-Desh" number 19 (Dutch Top 40).

"With A Little Help From My Friends" covered by Joe Cocker number 39 (Dutch Top 40).

Yoko and the Plastic Ono Super Band perform at the Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo ("Japan Tour").

In the US, the Beatles' newsreel film "This Is The Week That Beatlemania Was" screened in limited cinema release.

New York's Museum of Broadcasting showcase Beatles achieve clips documentary "The Beatles Early Days" and several other films from the museum's personal collection, including the "Ed Sullivan Show" appearances and excerpts from their Washington, D.C. concert on February 11, 1964.

Abbey Road's Number Two studio presents "The Beatles At Abbey Road", 3 times a day.

Linda's "Photographs" exhibition is shown at the Barry Stern galleries in Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.

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.

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

Ringo and his All-Starr Band concert at Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantaugh, New York ("North American Tour"). Paul and Linda watch from the wings the concert.

Ringo and his All-Starr band perform at the Greek Theater, Los Angeles, California ("Return To Ameria Tour").

Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at Sunken Garden, San Antonio, Texas ("North America tour").

In the UK, VCI home video releases a digitally enhanced version of the Beatles' film "Magical Mystery Tour".

In the US, Blockbuster home video releases the limited edition concert video of "Ringo And His All-Starr Band - Volume One".

Ringo and his Fourth All-Starr Band in concert at Freilichtbuehne, Killesburg, Stuttgart, Germany ("1998 Summer Tour").

During the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics John's mucis video for "Imagine" is played. The Beatles' songs "Because" and "I Am The Walrus" were also performed.

Paul performs in concert at Investors Group Field, Winnipeg, MB, Canada (Out There World Tour).

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.

Paul performs in concert at the US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ (2014 Out There World Tour).

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