Brian is appointed a director of S. E. Gadd Limited, one of two companies controlling the furniture dealing side of the family business.
Concert at the ABC, Cambridge (Chris Montez and Tommy Roe tour).
Variety Club luncheon at the Dorchester Hotel. The Beatles attend. UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson presents the Beatles with their awards for show business personalities of the year for 1963.
BBC Television Theatre, London. Filming for BBC-TV's "Top Of The Pops".
Australian EP release: "The Beatles No. 1" (Parlophone GEPO 8883).
Argentina single release: "I Should Have Known Better"/"I'll Cry Instead" (Odeon POPS DTOA 8030).
Argentina EP release: "Ocho Días A La Semana" (Odeon POPS DTOA/E 3813).
"New Musical Express" asks: "When will the clearout of Brian Epstein's stable begin?"
number 1, 4th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Michelle" number 2 (Dutch Top 40).
"We Can Work It Out"/"Day Tripper" number 32 (Dutch Top 40).
Seltaeb issues a writ for libel against Brian, NEMS, Geoffrey Ellis and Walter Hofer.
George and Pattie leave the Esher and Walton Magistrates' Court, Walton-On-Thames, Surrey, on Derek Taylor's surety.
Rolling Stone magazine revealed that the opening words of Lennon and McCartney's "Come Together" were the same as lyrics in Chuck Berry's "You Can't Catch Me" -- "Here come old flat top/He come groovin' up slowly..."
"Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand" covered by Tony Marshall number 16 (Dutch Top 40).
"All Together Now" number 40 (Dutch Top 40).
Capitol Records vice-president Brown Meggs announces the impending release of The Beatles 1962-1966
& The Beatles 1967-1970
to counteract against the release of the "bootleg product" Alpha Omega
, which is being advertised on TV and in the newspapers.
In Atlanta, Georgia, the "Peaches" record store sends a slab of concrete to Paul, so he and his group Wings can put their hand and footprints in it. After the impressions are made, it is returned to the sidewalk in front of the store.
Yoko and Sean are featured in the German magazine "Horzu".
George joins Elton John onstage in Sydney, Australia on guitar and vocals on Elton's ‘Empty Garden,' possibly the most touching musical tribute to John Lennon. A sound recording exists but has not been released, either officially or on bootleg.
George pays the Inland Revenue the first of four payments of £1,453.
Past Masters Vol. 2
number 46 (UK British Market Research Bureau).
Past Masters Vol. 1
number 49 (UK British Market Research Bureau).
Alan Civil, the horn player on the Beatles' "For No One", dies of a liver complaint. He was 60 years old.
US album release: The Beatles Anthology 2
(Apple CDP 8 34448 2).
All 4,000 tickets for the Linda McCartney tribute concert at the Royal Albert Hall sell out in one hour.
In New York City, the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery runs in the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center. The library exhibition include tour memorabilia, historic film clips, video interviews with musicians, as well as interactive exhibits.