Performance at the Top Ten Club, Hamburg.
Lunch time, evening. Performances at the Cavern, with the Bluegenes, and Ken Dallas and the Silhouettes.
Please Please Me
LP, 13th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express).
The Playhouse Theatre, London. 8:45-9:45pm. Recording for BBC's "Easy Beat": "Some Other Guy"; "A Taste Of Honey"; "Thank You Girl"; "From Me To You".
1st time Ringo uses his Ludwig drum kit in a live performance. Photographer present: Dezo Hoffmann.
UK EP release: "Long Tall Sally" (Parlophone GEP 8913).
UK album release: The Beatles' First
Two performances at the Stadium, Rushcutter's Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
"Ticket To Ride" number 1, 7th week (Hitkrant Europarade).
"Ticket To Ride" number 1, 7th week (Dutch Top 40).
"Rock And Roll Music"/"No Reply" number 6 (Dutch Top 40).
Studio 3. 7:00pm-1:45am. Tape copying: "All You Need Is Love" (of take 10). Recording: "All You Need Is Love" (overdub onto take 10). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Paul admits in an interview in Life Magazine that he has experimented with LSD.
Australian single release: "The Ballad Of John And Yoko"/"Old Brown Shoe" (Apple A 8793).
UK album release: Delaney And Bonnie On Tour
UK album release: Ain't That Cute
by Doris Troy, featuring George and Ringo on several tracks.
"It Don't Come Easy" number 1 (US Cashbox).
BBC Radio broadcasts a series of pre-recorded tapes by George on the series "Radio One Club".
The unreleased song "Where Are You Going?", co-written by Ringo and Billy Lawrie, is registered for copyrights.
In a Federal Court in Manhattan, John files a suit against former Nixon administration attorneys and the officials from the US Immigration and Naturalization Service. The suits charges that John was singled out for selective prosecution for deportation because of his political views, not for his 1968 drug conviction in England.
"Silly Love Songs" number 1, 3rd week (US Billboard).
"Silly Love Songs" number 31 (Dutch Top 40).
Rock 'N' Roll Music
number 11 (UK Record Retailer).
"Yesterday" number 29 (Dutch Top 40).
"Hey Jude" number 35 (Dutch Top 40).
In London, 60-some members of the Wings Fan Club assemble at the Wembley Music Centre to help with completion of the "Wings Over America" film.
"Stars On 45" number 1, 5th week (German Media Control Top 100).
"Ebony And Ivory" number 1, 6th week (US Billboard).
"Ebony And Ivory" number 1, 6th and last week (US Cashbox).
"Ebony And Ivory" number 1, 5th and last week (Canadian RPM Magazine).
In the US, part two of the pre-recorded three-part interview with Paul, called "Paul McCartney Today", is aired on NBC Radio.
In the US, the second part of a two-part interview with Paul is aired on NBC TV's "Today" show.
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.
In London, George attends an anti-nuclear rally in Trafalgar Square.
Paul begins arranging a shoot for the promo film "This One".
Paul and his band begin rehearals, for the "Paul McCartney World Tour", at his home studios in East Sussex.
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, New York ("North American Tour").
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at the Kurashiki Shimin Kaikan, Kurashiki. (Japan tour).
Westwood One radio broadcasts "Oobu Joobu" Part 6.
Sean Lennon makes his debut appearance on the CBS TV program "Late Show With David Letterman" from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.
Paul's art exhibition at the Kunstforum Lyz in Hamburg with 75 of his 500 private paintings.
An exhibition by Cynthia Lennon and Phyllis McKenzie at the KDK Gallery in London continues.
An exhibition of Dezo Hoffman's Beatles' photographs runs at the Park West Gallery in Southfield, Michigan.
A photo exhibition entitled "Linda McCartney's Sixties" opens at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
"The Beatles! Backstage and Behind-the-Scenes Photo Exhibit" at The Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, Michigan.
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at the Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA.
Slim Whitman, the American country and western music singer/songwriter and instrumentalist dies. He was 90. George cited Whitman as an early influence and Paul credited a poster of Whitman with giving him the idea of playing his guitar left-handed with his guitar strung the opposite way to a right-handed player's.
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.