Tuesday 13 April 1965

Recording: Help!

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The title track of The Beatles’ second feature film and fifth UK album was recorded on this day, in an evening session taking place from 7-11.15pm.

Radio: Pop Inn

After completing the slow-motion scene in Help! at Twickenham Film Studios in the morning, The Beatles remained on site to take part in a live radio interview for the BBC show Pop Inn.

Paul McCartney buys 7 Cavendish Avenue, London

While the other Beatles were planning moves to the stockbroker belt in England’s Home Counties, Paul McCartney decided to remain in the capital city. On this day he bought a house at 7 Cavendish Avenue in St John’s Wood, London.

Filming: Help!

The slow-motion scene in Help!, in which The Beatles fall victim to Professor Foot’s relativity cadenza, was completed on this day. The sequence had been begun on the previous day.