The real Eleanor Rigby died in her sleep of unknown causes at the age of 44.
The Quarry Men played at the Casbah Coffee Club.
Cavern lunch session: the Beatles.
Cavern evening session: the Beatles, the Four Jays, Ken Dallas and the Silhouettes.
A Hard Day's Night
LP number 1, 15th week (UK Record Retailer).
A Hard Day's Night
number 1, 12th week (US Billboard).
6:15pm and 8:45pm. Concerts at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester.
Brian gets the British representation of the American group New Christy Minstrels, and plans to take them to the UK for one week of radio and television promotion in January.
Studio 2. 7:00pm-7:15am. Recording: "Piggies" (overdub onto take 12); "Glass Onion" (overdub onto take 33). Stereo mixing: "Glass Onion" (remixes 1, 2, from take 33); "Rocky Raccoon" (remix 1, from take 10); "Long Long Long" (remixes 1-4, from take 67). Mono mixing: "Glass Onion" (remixes 10, 11, from take 33). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
Studio 3. Time unknown. Recording: "Why Don't We Do It In The Road" (overdub onto take 5, tape reduction take 5 into take 6, overdub onto take 6). Producer: not assigned; Engineer and 2nd Engineer: Ken Townsend.
Recording of strings for "Piggies" and "Glass Onion".
"I Am The Walrus" covered by Spooky Tooth number 38 (Dutch Top 40).
Yoko's exhibition "This Is Not Here" shown at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.
In New York, the premiere of the Warner Brothers film "Lizstomania", featuring a cameo appearance of Ringo playing the Pope.
A pre-recorded interview with Ringo, promoting his latest single and album, has part-two transmitted on Radio Luxembourg.
At Abbey Road Studios in London, Wings continues work on the Back To The Egg
sessions: recording "Getting Closer" and "Baby's Request".
The "Los Angeles Daily News" reports that George has purchased a new house in Los Angeles. It is so private that the only accessible way to it is by helicopter.
Paul is interviewed by Roy Leonard, promoting the film "Give My Regards To Broad Street". The interview is broadcast on Chicago's WGN radio station.
At the Cuts Gallery in London, an exhibition of Dezo Hoffman's photographs from his book "John Lennon" is shown.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
In the US, NBC Radio syndicates the program "Legends Of Rock", featuring the career of John Lennon.
UK album release: Imagine: John Lennon
(Parlophone PCSP 722).
In the US, Westwood One's "Star Trak Profile" series syndicates a special on George across various radio stations.
US album release: Water From The Wells Of Home
(Mercury MERC 834-778-1), by Johnny Cash. Paul sings a duet with Johnny on the track "New Moon Over Jamaica".
Paul performs in concert at Palais Omnisport De Bercy, Paris, France ("Get Back Tour").
In the US, the 1968 film "Wonderwall", featuring the film score by George, is released on home video.
In the UK, at the Salford College of Technology, George Martin presents three students with the John Lennon Songwriting Award.
In the UK, the "Daily Star" newspaper reports that "700 packets of Linda's vegetarian "Deep Country" pies had mistakenly been filled with a distinctly non-vegetarian steak and kidney filling."
Paul performs in concert at Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam, Holland ("The New World Tour").
US album release: Working Class Hero: A Tribute To John Lennon
(Hollywood HR-62015). Included are recording artists Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mad Season, Candlebox, Blues Traveler, Screaming Trees, Minus 5, The Magnificent Bastards, The Flaming Lips, Super 8, Cheap Trick, Collective Soul, Sponge, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Mary Chapin Carpenter and George Clinton.
In Germany, Ringo and band appear on the ZDF German TV show "Wetten Dass". They perform the song "La De Da".
American singer, songwriter and actor Hoyt Axton dies of a heart attack in Victor, Montana. He was 61. Wrote songs for Ringo Starr, Elvis Presley, Three Dog Night, John Denver and Glen Campbell.
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.
Paul and his band surprised New Yorkers by performing songs from his “New” album in a short impromptu free concert to roughly 3,000 people on a long truck parked in the middle of Times Square.
Ringo & his All-Starr Band perform in concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion (2014 Tour).