The Quarry Men perform at the Casbah Coffee Club.
Evening performance at the Cavern Club.
"She Loves You" number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
Studio 2. 2:30-6:30pm. Recording: Messages To Australia (takes 1-4); "Hold Me Tight" [re-make] (takes 20-29).
Studio 2. 7:00-11:30pm. Recording: "Don't Bother Me" [re-make] (takes 10-19); "Little Child" (takes 3-18); "I Wanna Be Your Man" (takes 2-7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Richard Langham.
A Hard Day's Night
LP number 1, 11th week (UK Record Retailer).
A Hard Day's Night
number 1, eighth week (US Billboard).
"A Hard Day's Night" number 1, 7th week (Hitkrant Europarade).
"I Should Have Known Better"/"If I Fell" number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).
Concert at the Boston Garden, Boston.
Broadcast of a performance for the Ed Sullivan Show, recorded August 15, 1965.
US Gold certification for "Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby".
Second day of filming for Magical Mystery Tour
around Widecombe, Plymouth, Liskeard, Bodmin, and Newquay. On their journey north, the "Magical Mystery Tour" convoy causes traffic jams. John rips off the posters from the sides of the bus.
Date for the end of Brian's stay at the Waldorf Towers, New York, during his planned trip to North America (alternative day: September 11).
Studio 2. 8:30pm-1:30am. Recording: "Glass Onion" (overdub onto take 33). Producer: Chris Thomas; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Argentina single release: "Birthday"/"Honey Pie" (Apple DTOA 8498).
John accepts to participate in the Toronto Peace Festival.
"Something" covered by Shirley Bassey number 20 (Dutch Top 40).
The "Daily Mirror" publishes an article on the making of Ringo's latest film "Count Downe".
Wings perform in concert at the Manchester Free Trade Hall ("Wings World Tour").
UK single release: "You"/"World Of Stone" (Apple R 6007).
James Louis McCartney is born at the Avenue Clinic in St. John's Wood, London.
Third day of John's interview with "Playboy".
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.
On the BBC1 program "Film '83", George gives an interview on his new Handmade film "Bullshot". It is George's first UK TV appearance since February 1979.
In the UK, Linda's book "Photographs" is released in paperback by Pavilion Books.
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 England, BBC2 broadcasts a short extract of the Quarry Men's acetate recording of "That'll Be The Day" on the MPL/BBC TV co-production "Arena" special "Buddy Holly".
For the first time in ten years, BBC1 airs the 1967 film "How I Won The War".
BBC2 broadcasts the photography program "Landscapes". Linda McCartney makes an appearance on the show.
In London, Ringo and Barbara attend a "Bond Girls" fashion show at the Savoy Hotel.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
At the NFT (National Film Theatre) in London, a celebration honoring Handmade Films. All of Handmade films are shown from "Monty Python's Meaning Of Life" to the current release, "Track 29".
In the US, CBS TV's show "Entertainment Tonight" features Part One on the "Imagine" film and book.
ITV and Laser, throw a Beatles-theme party to launch "The Beatles Anthology" series.
In London, the private funeral of Derek Taylor is held. George is the only Beatle to attend.
In the UK, the "Daily Mail" publishes the results of the "Top Ten Voices" poll. John comes in at number four and Paul is number 13.
American drummer and arranger Kenny Buttrey died in Nashville, Tennessee. He worked with George Harrison, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Elvis Presley, Donovan, Joan Baez, Dan Fogelberg, Kris Kristofferson, Jimmy Buffett, Chuck Berry and Area Code 615.
BBC Four again airs the program "How The Beatles Rocked the Kremlin".
In Los Angeles, the exhibition "The Early Beatles Collection," featuring images taken by Astrid Kirchherr, runs at the Leica Gallery. Images include pictures taken during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night" in 1964 for Stern Magazine, as well as some of the images she took of the musicians during their Hamburg, Germany, period in 1960.
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.