The Quarry Men perform at the New Clubmoor Hall, Norris Green, Liverpool.
Performance at the Cavern, with Gerry and the Pacemakers, and the Strangers.
Concert at the Grafton Ballroom, Liverpool.
“Beatles Christmas Show”, at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London.
Sid Bernstein calls Brian, proposing him a Beatles concert at the Shea Stadium.
John appears on the UK TV Peter Cook and Dudley Moore show, “Not Only But Also”.
Brian is appointed a director of Lennon Books Limited.
US single release: “Woman”, with Peter and Gordon.
Studio 3. 7:00pm-1:40am. Recording: “Penny Lane” (overdub onto take 9).
Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Recording of various effects (scat singing, bell) for “Penny Lane”.
“Hello, Goodbye” number 1, 6th and last week (UK Record Retailer).
EMI Recording Studio, Bombay, India. 10.00am-7.00pm approx. George session.
New Delhi. The General Secretary of the Movement for the Spiritual Regeneration announces the Beatles will visit India to attend a trascendental meditation course.
George leaves the Beatles.
Abbey Road number 1, 14th week (UK Record Retailer).
Live Peace In Toronto, number 136, 1st week in the ranking (Billboard).
Start of the trial after Paul’s action.
UK album release: The Concert For Bangla Desh (Apple STCX 3385).
John assists Yoko during her concert at the Alice Tully Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center.
A settlement is finally reached between Apple Corps Ltd. and Allen Klein. The settlement cost Apple $5,009,200.
In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda’s photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.
“Imagine” number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
“(Just Like) Starting Over” number 1, third week (US Billboard).
“(Just Like) Starting Over” number 2 (UK Record Retailer).
“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” number 6 (UK Record Retailer).
Double Fantasy number 1, third week (US Billboard).
In Los Angeles, the Linda exhibition “Photographs” is displayed at the Molly Barnes Gallery.
MPL issues a letter to all members of Paul’s Wings Fun Club, advising them not to buy Paul’s Russian album as an import. The club starts making provisions to supply it to all members, one copy per member.
John and Yoko’s “Live In New York City” home video is aired on the oldies satellite station UK Gold.
At the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, Yoko’s art exhibition “Have You Seen The Horizon Lately” is on display.
In Washington, D.C., an exhibition of Beatles photographs taken by Harry Benson is on display at the Govinda Gallery.
In Tampa, Florida, the exhibition of Linda’s pictures entitled “Sixties” is on display at the Tampa Museum of Art.
A haul of 500 Beatles tapes known as the ‘Get Back sessions’ stolen in the 1970’s were found after UK police cracked a major bootleg operation in London and Amsterdam. Five men were arrested.