Morning: John Charles Julian Lennon is born at the General Hospital, Sefton, Liverpool. John phones to the hospital.
Please Please Me
LP, 55th week in the Top 10 (UK Record Retailer).
With The Beatles
number 1, 20th week (UK Record Retailer).
"Can't Buy Me Love" number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).
Brian and Derek Taylor conclude preparatory work on Brian's autobiography.
Studio 2. 2:30-9:00pm. Recording: "Got To Get You Into My Life" (takes 6-8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
"Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever" number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever" number 2, 2nd week (Dutch Top 40).
Brian stays in a private clinic.
J.P. Fallon (Coachworks), Chertsey, Surrey. John visits to investigate the feasibility of having his Rolls-Royce psychodelically painted.
US gold certification: "Lady Madonna".
Francie Schwarz goes to Apple offices at Wigmore Street. She meets Paul.
UK single release: "It Don't Come Easy"/"Early 1970" (Apple R 5898).
"Back Off Boogaloo" number 16 (UK Record Retailer).
"Back Off Boogaloo" number 25 (Dutch Top 40).
"Give Ireland Back To The Irish" number 30 (UK Record Retailer).
US single release: "Band On The Run"/"Nineteen Hundred And Eighty-Five" (Apple 1873).
Band On The Run
number 1 (Australia Kent Music Report).
Due to Jimmy McCulloch's accident in Paris, the first Wings tour of the US has been rescheduled to begin May 3.
Germany album release: The Beatles Live! At The Star Club In Hamburg, Germany, 1962
UK premiere of the "Wings Over The World" documentary film on BBC2.
The European Charity premiere of "Rockshow" takes place at London's Dominion Theatre in Tottenham Court Road.
"Top Of The Pops" features the world premiere screening of Paul's new video of "Ebony And Ivory".
Julian Lennon makes his first live concert appearance at the Beacon Theater in New York.
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.