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25 July

1961
Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Bluegenes, and others.

1963
Test session of Cilla Black for EMI.

Odeon Cinema, Weston-super-Mare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1964
‘A Hard Day’s Night’ LP number 1, replacing ‘Rolling Stones’ LP (UK Record Retailer chart).
Billboard comments that ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ LP has already sold enough copies to cover all the films costs. A record in the subject.

Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. George appears on BBC-TV’s ‘Juke Box Jury’. Broadcast live.
Studio 4. BBC Television Centre, London. Ringo films appearance on BBC-TV’s ‘Juke Box Jury’.

1965
Cilla Black begins 3 weeks of performances at the Persian Room, Plaza Hotel, New York.
Epstein flies to New York to attend Cilla’s debut.

1967
Brian writes to Nat Weiss. Subjects: Brian’s father recent death, the Beatles, including their project to buy a Greek island, and his next trip to New York (a trip he never took—it was planned for 2 September 1967).

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.15am. Recording: ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (take 1). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush.
Recording of acoustic demo for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’.

1969
Studio 2. 2.30pm-2.30am. Recording: ‘Here Comes The Sun-King’ (working title of ‘Sun King’/’Mean Mr Mustard’) (overdub onto take 35); ‘Come Together’ (overdub onto take 9); ‘Polythene Pam’/’She Came In Through The Bathroom Window’ (takes 1-39). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: John Kurlander.
10.30pm-2.30am. Re-recording of bass and drums, and recording of lead vocal for ‘Polythene Pam’/’She Came In Through The Bathroom Window’.

1970
‘Live Peace In Toronto’, 29th week in the ranking (Billboard).

Magazine ‘Record World’ publishes that the incorporation of Ono Music Ltd., to publish Yoko’s music, is false.

1972
In Kassel, West Germany, Yoko’s exhibition “Documenta 5” continues.

1973
George pays taxes amounting to £1 million in relation to the concert for Bangla Desh.

1977
Filming of the mockumentary of the Rutles.

1978
At the Sweet Silence Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark. Recording: either of: “On The Rebound”; “She’s So In Love”; “As Far As We Can Go”; “One Way Love Affair”. Producer: Russ Ballard; Engineer: David De Vore.

1981
“Stars On 45 Medley” number 1, 8th week (Canadian RPM magazine).

1983
In London, Paul, George and Ringo are seen together in the bar of the Gore Hotel in Queen’s Gate, Kensington.

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.

Abbey Road’s Number Two studio presents “The Beatles At Abbey Road”, 3 times a day.

Linda’s “Photographs” exhibition is shown at the Barry Stern galleries in Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.

1984
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.

1985
In the UK, CBS/Fox release “Give My Regards To Broad Street” on home video.

1989
Ringo and his All-Starr Band concert at the Poplar Creek Music Theater, Hoffman Estates, Illinois (“North American Tour”).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In London, George and Olivia attend a special screening of the Handmade film “How To Get Ahead In Advertising” at the Lumiere Cinema.

1990
In Foxboro, Massachusetts, Paul and his band take a break in the tour to film additional scenes for the concert movie “Get Back”.

1992
“Instant Karma” number 15 (Dutch Top 40).

1995
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at Warwick Musical Theater, Warwick, Rhode Island (“North America Tour”).

1997
George and his son, Dhani, attend the Ravi Shankar performance at the Womad Festival concert in Reading.

1998
Ringo makes a live appearance on the BBC Radio 2 program “The Steve Wright Show”.

1999
Paul’s art exhibition at the Kunstforum Lyz in Hamburg with 75 of his 500 private paintings.

An exhibition by Cynthia Lennon and Phyllis McKenzie at the KDK Gallery in London continues.

The photo exhibition entitled “Linda McCartney’s Sixties” continues at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

2010
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake, MN.

Paul’s former wife, Heather Mills, told the press that the trauma and pain she went through after losing her leg in a traffic accident was nothing compared to the way she felt after she and Paul split up.

2013
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.