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August 10


Please Please Me LP number 1, 14th week (UK New Music Express).


US release of 4 singles by Vee Jay, using all its Beatles catalogue:
"Do You Want To Know A Secret"/"Thank You Girl" (Oldies 45 OL 149)
"Please Please Me"/"From Me To You" (Oldies 45 OL 150)
"Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You" (Oldies 45 OL 151)
"Twist And Shout"/"There's A Place" (Oldies 45 OL 152)


"Yellow Submarine" debuts at number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
"Eleanor Rigby" debuts at number 2 (UK Record Retailer).


Australian LP release: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Parlophone PMCO 7027 {mono} & Parlophone PCSO 7027 {stereo}).

"All You Need Is Love" number 1, 2nd and last week (Irish Singles Chart).

All 4 Beatles, Yoko and Stan Gortikov, USA's Capitol president, lunch at the Ritz Hotel, London.

John and Yoko take Gortikov to see the play "Halfway Up The Tree" at the Queen's Theatre.


Let It Be number 2 (UK Record Retailer).

Paul and Wings' concert at Scandinavium Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden ("Wings Over Europe 1972 Tour").

During their Wings Over Europe Tour, Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested and fined 800 for possession of cannabis in a drug bust after a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden.


Band On The Run number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).

"Band On The Run" number 9 (Dutch Top 40).

In the second of the four-week series, BBC1 broadcasts the Beatles' film "Help!".


UK single release: "Seaside Woman"/"B-Side To Seaside", by Suzy And The Red Stripes (A&M AMS 7461).

UK single release: "Getting Closer"/"Baby's Request" (Parlophone R 6027).

"Stars On 45 Medley" by Stars On 45 number 1, 4th and last week (Australia Kent Music Report).

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.

Michael Jackson buys ATV music for 47.5 million dollars, becoming the owner of the Northern Songs catalogue.

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

UK album release: Some Time In New York City (EMI CDS 7 46782 8) on CD.

US album release: Lethal Weapon 2 (Warner Bros. 9 25985-1), featuring George's song "Cheer Down".

London's first permanent exhibition centre dedicated to the Beatles, "The Beatles Revolution", opens at the Trocadero shopping plaza in Piccadilly Circus.

James McCartney appears at the San Francisco Outside Lands music festival.

Heritage Auctions sells rare "White Album" numbered A0000001 for $35,000.

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 Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles, CA (2014 Out There World Tour).

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