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1960
Performance at the Indra Club.

1962
A new and revised contract is signed by The Beatles and Brian.

1963
Brian writes to the "Glasgow Record and Mail", making clear that the first two hits of Gerry and the Pacemakers were not written by Lennon and McCartney, but by Mitch Murray.

1964
Brian appears on the live BBC 1 TV program, "Tonight", interviewed by Cliff Michelmore about "A Cellarful Of Noise".


US album release: The Beatles Vs. The Four Seasons (Vee Jay VJDX 30).

1966

Yesterday... And Today, 15th week in the Top 100 (US Billboard).

"Yellow Submarine" number 1 (German Media Control Top 100).

"Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby" number 1, 5th week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby" number 1, 6th and last week (Dutch Top 40).


Revolver number 1, fourth week (US Billboard).
Revolver number 1 (Australia Kent Music Report).

1967

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band number 1, 18th week (UK Record Retailer).

First UK appearance of Traffic, at the Saville Theatre.

1968
Trident Studios. Time unknown. Recording: "Honey Pie" (take 1). Mono mixing: "Honey Pie" (unnumbered rough remix, from take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Barry Sheffield; 2nd Engineer: unknown.

Remixes for George Martin, to compose the score.

1969

US album release: Abbey Road (SO 383).

1970
In London, George Martin's new £400,000 recording studio AIR (Associated Independent Recording) Studios opens for business.

At BBC Television Theatre in London, Ringo records his second appearance on Cilla Black's variety show "Cilla". He sings a duet with Cilla on "Act Naturally".

1971

US Gold certification: Imagine LP.

In London, George meets Patrick Jenkins MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in an effort to have all purchase taxes dropped from the sales of The Concert For Bangla Desh. Jenkins admires George's high ideals but refuses to drop any taxes from the sales.

1972
Sgt. Pilcher, in charge of the drug squad at Scotland Yard, is sentenced for six years on corruption charges. John had always claimed that Pilcher had planted illegal drugs in his flat when he was busted back in 1968.

1974
In England, Paul and Linda attend a boxing match at the Wembley. Sitting ringside they watch John Conteh win the world light heavyweight title. John was one of the members that posed for the cover of Paul's album Band On The Run.

In the US, Alan Stone interviews John for KWRS Radio in Indianapolis.

US album release: Let's Love (Atlantic SD-18108), by Peggy Lee. Paul produces her album.

1976
A pre-recorded interview with Ringo, promoting his latest single and album, is transmitted on Capitol Radio.

At Abbey Road Studios, Paul spends the majority of the month listening to over 90 hours of tapes from Wings' tour of the US.

1977
"Unlimited Citations - Non-Stop Beatles Disco" by Café Crème number 7 (Dutch Tipparade).

1978
The film "I Want To Hold Your Hand", which depicts the attempts of four teenagers trying to catch seats for the Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 9, 1964, opens in cinemas across London.

1980
Having fifteen years elapsed since the original release of the Beatles' film "Help!", the rights to the film and to "A Hard Day's Night" revert back to the film's producer Walter Shenson. He begins work on restoring the original "A Hard Day's Night" film soundtrack and comtemplates a reissue of the film in the US.

1981
Former drummer Pete Best is a guest on the ABC TV show "Whatever Became Of..."

1982
Ringo decides to leave his home in Monte Carlo and return to live at his Tittenhurst Park mansion in Ascot with his wife Barbara.

1983
Part 18 of "Ringo's Yellow Submarine" series on the ABC Radio Network.

Paul films a cameo appearance in Tracy Ullman's video "They Don't Know".

1985
Periodically throughout the remainder of the year, Paul resumes work on his album Press To Play.

1986
In the US, as part of the series "Rock Today", a one-hour show on Paul is syndicated across various radio stations.

1987
In the US, NBC Radio airs the program "Legends Of Rock", focusing this week on Ringo.

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

1988
In the UK on BBC Radio Two, the first episode of the weekly series "The Beeb's Lost Beatles Tapes", essentially based on "The Beatles At The Beeb" collection, is transmitted.

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".

At Shepperton Film Studios in London, a party is held to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Handmade Films.

1991

US single release: "Save The Child"/"The Drinking Song" from Liverpool Oratorio (EMI Classics C2-15796).

1992
In the US, "Rock CD" magazine reprints an interview with George, originally published in the US publication "Musician".

1993
Paul performs in concert at Globen Arena, Stockholm, Sweden ("The New World Tour").

In London, an Australian theatre tribute to John entitled "Looking Through A Glass Onion" opens to the public.

1994
In the UK, EMI Records, due to an agreement with Apple, are forced to raise the price of their three Beatles double albums on CD by 40%.

1997
After more than 50 years in the Music business, George Martin announces that he plans to retire.

The National Trust purchases Paul's old home at 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool. The sell is done based on a suggestion by Sir John Birt, the Director General of the BBC.

1998
In the US, Capitol Records preview the forthcoming release of John Lennon Anthology by releasing four tracks as part of a special Internet website.

1999
"Imagine" is voted by the viewers of BBC-TV as the best lyrics of all time in a poll broadcast.

2013
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.

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