US single release: "She Loves You"/"I'll Get You" (Swan 4152).
Start of Beatles' vacations.
"A Hard Day's Night" single, 10th week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
Concert at the City Park Stadium, New Orleans.
US Gold certification for "Eight Days A Week"/"I Don't Want To Spoil The Party".
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
number 1, 12th week (US Billboard).
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
number 1, 7th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"All You Need Is Love" number 1, 5th week (German Media Control Top 100).
"All You Need Is Love" number 9 (Dutch Top 40).
Studio 3. 7:00pm-3:45pm. Recording: "Your Mother Should Know" [re-make] (takes 20-30). Mono mixing: "Blue Jay Way" (remix 1, from take 3). Tape copying: "I Am The Walrus" (of remix mono 4); "Blue Jay Way" (of remix mono 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Jeff Jarratt.
Remixes for Gavrik Losey. Visit at the studio: Gavrik Losey, assistant of "Magical Mystery Tour" producer, Denis O'Dell. First session with Ken Scott as balance engineer.
Studio 2. 7:00pm-3:00am. Recording: "I Will" (takes 1-67). Tape copying: "I Will" (of take 65 into take 68). Recording: "Glass Onion" (overdub onto take 33). Producer: Chris Thomas; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Mike Sheady.
Between takes of "I Will", recording of various ad-libs by Paul, among them "Can you take me back..." For "Glass Onion", recording of notes from a recorder, for parody to "The Fool On The Hill".
Germany LP release: Magical Mystery Tour
(Hörzu Electrola SHZE 327).
"Woman Is The Nigger Of The World" number 13 (Dutch Tipparade).
"Bangla-Desh" number 35 (Dutch Top 40).
John and Yoko attend the memorial celebrations for Ken Dewery in Far Hills, New Jersey.
Wings perform in concert at the City Hall, Newcastle ("Wings World Tour").
UK single release: "Drowning In The Sea Of Love"/"Just A Dream" (Polydor 2091 734).
In the Tunisian Desert, filming begins for the Handmade film "The Life Of Brian".
Further interviews, at the Dakota and the Hit Factory, with John for "Playboy".
Ringo begins a three-day taping of promo video clips for "Stop And Smell The Roses" and "Wrack My Brain".
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.
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 the UK, Part One of the American TV film "Princess Daisy" premieres across the ITV network.
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".
Yoko and Sean appear on the morning breakfast show TV AM to promote the "Imagine" exhibition and film.
"This One" number 94 (US Billboard).
In London, Paul gives a live interview about his "Oratorio" shows on the BBC Radio Four program "Kaleidoscope".
In the US, a pre-recorded interview with Fred Seaman is featured on the show "Entertainment Tonight".
In the UK, Channel 4 broadcasts the tribute program "Dandy In The Underworld", on the 20th anniversary of the death of Marc Bolan. Clips from the Apple film "Born To Boogie" are featured.
At the Hard Rock Cafe in London, a special Sotheby's auction is held. Paul's notebook featuring his original draft lyrics for "Hey Jude" is sold for £115,000. A two-tone denim jacket belonging to John went for £9,200.
Jackie Lomax dies at his home in England. 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.