Performance at the Cavern, with The Remo Four, and the Pressman.
Concert at the Public Hall, Preston.
Concert at the Civic Center, Baltimore.
NEMS Enterprises Limited buys a controlling stake in the "Mersey Beat".
8:00am. Maureen gives birth to her and Ringo's first child, 8 pound son Zak, at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, Hammersmith, London. Ringo names him with a name from a western film that he likes because it can't be shortened like his own name.
US single release: "Yesterday"/"Act Naturally" (Capitol 5498).
"Star Scene '66", Brian's promotion tour, is cancelled.
The "Melody Maker" editor signs the certificate of the Beatles as winners in the 1966 poll in British and International Sections of the magazine.
Third day of filming for Magical Mystery Tour
around Watergate Bay, Holywell, and Porth.
The Beatles formed an electronics company called Fiftyshapes, Ltd. appointing John Alexis Mardas (Magic Alex) to be the company's director. George later said that employing Mardas was "the biggest disaster of all time."
Studio 2. 8:00pm-1:45am. Recording: "Glass Onion" (overdub onto take 33). Producer: Chris Thomas; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
US Gold certification for "Hey Jude"/"Revolution".
The Beatles appear on cover of magazine "Life", under the headline: "The Days In The Lives Of The Beatles".
"Give Peace A Chance" number 35 (Dutch Top 40).
Trip of the Plastic Ono Band to Toronto.
Rock and Roll Festival at the Varsity Stadium, Toronto. Filmed.
Ringo and Maureen hold a party at home for son Zak's 5th birthday.
Stella Nina McCartney is born at the King's College Hospital, London.
In London, a new range of Ringo O'Robin designs are unveiled, including a stainless steel dining table for £45, a Cylinder of Sound, eqiupped with stereo, for £2,000, a fireplace design for £350 and two Rolls Royce radiators used as legs for a stainless steel table top for £1,200.
In the US, Screen-Gems prepares a commerical for Harry Nilsson's new album Pussycats
, featurings stills of Nilsson, Ringo, Keith Moon and others.
UK single release: "I Am Missing You"/"Lust" (A&M AMS 7133), by Ravi Shankar & Friends, produced by George.
UK single release: "Costafine Town"/"Elly-May" (A&M AMS 7135), by Splinter, produced by George.
Wings perform in concert at the Hippodrome, Birmingham ("Wings World Tour").
The UK music newspaper "Record Mirror & Disc" publishes an interview with Paul.
"Something" covered by The Miracle Workers number 1 (Dutch Tipparade).
Once again George flies to New York to handle more legal matters.
John's "Playboy" interview continues.
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.
In London, the play "John, Paul, George, Ringo" opens at the Young Vic Theatre.
In the US, rumors abound that George paid $3,000 for a specially designed toilet for his Hawaiian home. The rumor is proved false.
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.
US album release: Every Man Has A Woman
(Polydor 823 490-1 Y-1).
"Press" number 21 (US Billboard).
Ringo throws a 21st birthday party for Zak on the grounds of his Tittenhurst Park mansion in Ascot.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
In the US, HBO (Home Box Office) airs the "1987 Prince's Trust Concert", featuring George and Ringo.
In the US, CBS TV's show "Entertainment Tonight" features Part Two on the "Imagine" film and book.
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 London, at the "Orangery" in Holland Park, Paul and Linda hold a lunch party to celebrate the annual "Buddy Holly Week". It's held at the exact same venue as the very first Buddy Holly party back in 1976.
On VH-1 Europe, Julian appears in a pre-recorded interview on the program "Talk Music".
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.