“I Want To Hold Your Hand” number 1, fourth week (UK Record Retailer).
“Beatles Christmas Show”, at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London.
Beatles For Sale number 1, 3rd week (UK Record Retailer).
“I Feel Fine” number 1, 2nd week (US Billboard).
“Another Beatles Christmas Show” at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances).
Studio 2 (control room only). 2:30-4:00pm. Tape copying: “When I’m Sixty-Four” (of remix mono 8); “Strawberry Fields Forever” (of remix mono 12). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald. Copies of “When I’m Sixty-Four” and “Strawberry Fields Forever” for the US.
Ringo and Maureen fly home to Liverpool to visit family with sons Zak and Jason, and her poodle Tiger.
Meeting at Twickenham Film Studios to begin rehearsals of new songs for an (eventual) TV live show, for worldwide transmision. The rehearsals are filmed. Start of “Let It Be” shooting. 1st session of Glyn Johns as Beatles engineer.
Ray Coleman interviews John about problems in Apple.
At the Kolnischer Kunstverein in Cologne, West Germany, the exhibition of Yoko’s work “Happening And Fluxus” is shown.
All Thing Must Pass nº 1, 1st week (US Billboard)/”My Sweet Lord” nº 1, second week (US Billboard)
Judge Richard Owen, of the US District Court, allows John and his lawyer access to the process of deportation against him, under certain conditions.
In Los Angeles, an exhibition of Linda’s photographs is on display at the Jan Baum and Iris Silverman Gallery.
UK premiere of Ringo’s US TV special “Ringo”.
In Los Angeles, the Linda exhibition “Photographs” is displayed at the Molly Barnes Gallery.
The “Beatle City” exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
Paul’s performs in concert at the NEC International Arena, Birmingham (“Get Back Tour”).
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.
Cristin Keleher, who once broke into George Harrison’s Hawaii home, was found dead after an apparent murder-suicide in California, aged 34.