Lunch time: Performance at the Cavern.
Please Please Me
number 1, 20th week (UK Record Retailer).
Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, topping the bill for "Great Pop Prom".
Concert at the Public Auditorium, Cleveland.
Inspector Carl Bear, of the Cleveland Police Department, holds the group for 15 minutes at the backstage of the Cleveland Public Auditorium, until fans calm down.
"Help!" single, 8th and last week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
LP number 1, 6th week (UK Record Retailer).
Filming concludes of "Magical Mystery Tour". Lunch was at James and Amy Smedley's fish and chip shop in Taunton, Somerset.
UK album release: Some Time In New York City
(Apple PCSP 716).
US single release: "You"/"World Of Stone" (Apple 1884).
Wings perform in concert at the Empire, Liverpool ("Wings World Tour").
George purchases the Brunden Mill house for Derek Taylor.
UK single release: "Temporary Secretary"/"Secret Friend" (Parlophone 12 R 6039), limited 12" single.
John's interview for "Playboy" magazine 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, Ringo and Barbara attend the televised Variety Club party to celebrate Tommy Steele's 25 years of showbiz.
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.
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".
Paul performs in concert at Earl's Court, London ("The New World Tour").
At the annual Sotheby's auction, a four-minute audio tape of the Quarry Men is bought by EMI for £69,000. The recording was made at the St. Peter's Church Fete on July 6, 1957, the day John and Paul first met.
At the Royal Albert Hall in London, Paul joins artists Eric Clapton, Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Phil Collins, Sting and Carl Perkins for a charity event to raise funds for the stricken people of Montserrat, plaqued by recent volcanic eruptions. The British Dependency of Montserrat is organized by George Martin. The concert is transmitted live on the radio station Heart FM.
Abba tribute acts overtook Elvis and the Beatles impersonators in the battle of British covers singers according to a survey. The Swedish group jumped from third most tributed act in 2001 to top in 2002. Elvis dropped to number two while the Beatles dropped to third. The Performing Right Society carried out the research.
The Casbah Coffee Club where the Beatles played their first gig was given a Grade II listed building status after a recommendation from English Heritage.
After a brief illness, rock guitarist Jackie Lomax passes away, while on a trip to a family wedding in the UK. He was 69.
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.