Performance at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, as main support act for Little Richard, along with 10 other Liverpool groups. Among them: the Undertakers, Rory Storm, Billy J. Kramer, Lee Curtis, and the All Stars (with Pete Best). It is rumored that during the evening Little Richard tries to seduce Paul.
Later, performance at the Cavern, with Little Richard.
Studio 2 (control room only). 10:00-10:30am. Mono mixing: "She's A Woman" (remix 1, from take 6). Stereo mixing: "She's A Woman" (from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Studio 2 (control room only). 2:30-3:00pm. Mono mixing: "Eight Days A Week" (remix 1, from take 13). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
Brian Epstein Automobiles Limited is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.
Wendy Hanson returns from the US to work at Argyll Street NEMS office.
US album release: Songs, Pictures And Stories Of The Fabulous Beatles
(Vee Jay VJLP 1092).
Studio 2. 2:30-7:00pm. Recording: "Run For Your Life" (takes 1-5). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/Phil McDonald. Studio 2. 7.00-11.30pm. Recording: "This Bird Has Flown" (working title of "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)") (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
First session for Rubber Soul. First use of the sitar.
Opening night of James Baldwin's play "Amen Corner", at the Saville Theatre, presented by Brian. Attendance of Brian, and his guests, Dusty Springfield, Sir Joseph Lockwood, Lionel Bart, Andrew Oldham, Walter Shenson, Dick James.
"Eleanor Rigby", 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
"Yellow Submarine", 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK Record Retailer).
NEMS Enterprises admits that the Moody Blues have splitted up.
De Lane Lea Music Recording Studios. 2:30-8:00pm. Mono mixing: "It's All Too Much" (remixes 1, 2, from take 2). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Dave Siddle; 2nd Engineer: Mike Weighell.
Studio 3. 6:30pm-2:00am. Mono mixing: "Blue Jay Way" (remixes 2-9, from take 3). Editing: "Blue Jay Way" (of mono remixes 6, 9). Recording: "Accordion (Wild)" (working title of "Shirley's Wild Accordion") (takes 1-8, tape reduction take 8 into takes 9, 10, overdub onto take 10, takes 11-15). Mono mixing: "Accordion (Wild)" (working title of "Shirley's Wild Accordion") (remixes 1, 2, 3, from takes 10, 7, 14, respectively). Producer: John Lennon; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
First John official credit as producer in a Beatles session.
"Hey Jude" number 1, 3rd week, 7th week in the Top 30 (US Billboard).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 4th week (US Cashbox).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 2nd and last week (German Media Control Top 100).
"Hey Jude" number 1, 5th week (Dutch Top 40).
"Hey Jude"/"Revolution" number 1, 2nd week (Australia Kent Music Report).
"Those Were The Days" number 1, 4th week (French Singles & Airplay Chart Reviews).
"Those Were The Days" number 1 (Irish Singles Chart).
"Those Were The Days" number 2, 3rd week (Dutch Top 40).
"Sour Milk Sea" by Jackie Lomax number 34 (Dutch Top 40).
Studio 2 (control room only). 7:00pm-5:45am. Stereo mixing: "Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey" (remix 1, from take 12); "Helter Skelter" (remix 1-5, from take 21); "Mother Nature's Son" (remixes 1, 2, from take 26); "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" (remixes 1-4, from take 23). Mono mixing: "Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey" (remix 1, from take 12); "Mother Nature's Son" (remixes 1, 2, from take 26); "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" (remix 10, from take 23); "Long Long Long" (remix 1, from take 67). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
1st showing on US television of a 7-minute promotional short entitled "A Mod Odyssey", including a footage of the Beatles at TVC (TV Cartoons Ltd).
Russ Gibbs, disc jockey of WKNR-FM, affirms he has received an anonymous phone call saying that Paul has died.
Yoko miscarries. End of Yoko's stay at the King's College Hospital, London.
Yoko's exhibition "This Is Not Here" shown at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.
In the US, Wings' promo video of "Mary Had A Little Lamb" (the psychedelic version) is shown on "The Flip Wilson Show".
John tells NME: "When we (the Beatles) see each other, there's no tension. We get on fine... but I'm sure if we ever did anything it would be in 1976, when the (EMI) contract runs out... together we would sound exactly the same, only better - 'cos we're all better now, y'know."
"Melody Maker" publishes John's response to Todd Rundgren's remarks printed in the paper's September 14, 1974 edition.
Outside Beatles' offices at 3 Saville Row in London, The Beatles Fan Club International holds its first annual meeting.
UK album release: Rarities
(Parlophone PCM 1001).
In the UK, Thorn-EMI release Paul's MPL film "Rockshow" on home video.
In Liverpool, the City Council announces that Paul, George, Ringo and Yoko, on John's behalf, are invited to receive their Freeman of the City awards.
In the UK, spoofing the "Compleat Beatles" video, Palace Video releases the home video of "The Compleat Rutles", featuring the 1978 Rutles TV special.
At the Cuts Gallery in London, an exhibition of Dezo Hoffman's photographs from his book "John Lennon" is shown.
In England, Paul gives an interview on Capitol Radio.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
UK single release: "Got My Mind Set On You"/"Lay His Head" (Dark Horse W 8178).
In the US, Westwood One's "Star Trak Profile" series syndicates a special on George across various radio stations.
At the MIPCOM trade fair in Cannes, a hastily edited video film of Ringo and his All-Starr Band's performance in Los Angeles on September 3 is screened for potential foreign buyers.
US album release: Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band
(Ryko Analogue RALP 0190 [vinyl] and Rykodisc RCD 10190 [CD]).
Paul agrees to a live interview with Michael Parkinson for his BBC Radio 2 show "Parkinson's Sunday Supplement".
At the Savoy Hotel in London, the 43rd Woman Of The Year luncheon is held. The honors go to Linda McCartney.
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.