Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd saw in 1966 at a New Year’s Eve party hosted by EMI executives in London.
In what would become one of the key ‘clues’ in the ‘Paul is dead’ myth, on this day Paul McCartney suffered a moped accident while visiting his family in Liverpool.
George Harrison was driven to the north of England on this day to pay a surprise visit to his family.
The UK regional broadcaster Granada screened a special programme, The Music Of Lennon & McCartney, on this evening. It was shown across the rest of the United Kingdom the following day.
The day after The Beatles’ final UK concert took place in Cardiff, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a meeting to discuss the group’s third film project.
The Beatles’ final UK tour ended with two concerts at the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff, Wales. They had previously performed at the venue on 27 May 1963 and 7 November 1964.
The Beatles’ final two London concerts took place before hugely enthusiastic audiences.
The Beatles played four concerts in London over two days during their final UK tour. The first two took place at the Hammersmith Odeon on this day.
The Beatles’ drove through torrential rain for their final concerts in Birmingham, England.
The Beatles performed two shows at this venue, which they visited for the first time on this occasion.
These were The Beatles’ final two shows at this venue, which was later renamed the Apollo. They had previously performed twice at the venue, on 20 November 1963 and 14 October 1964.
Three days after its UK release, Capitol Records issued The Beatles’ Rubber Soul album in the US.
The Beatles’ 10th Parlophone EP contained four of their biggest hits to date.
As with its UK release three days earlier, The Beatles issued their first double a-side single in the USA.
The Beatles’ final two live concerts in Liverpool took place on this evening at the city’s Empire Theatre.
The Beatles had a tough drive through snow to get to their two concerts at the City Hall in Newcastle. It was the fourth and final occasion they visited the venue.
The Beatles’ only UK tour of 1965 was also their final one as a group. It began with two shows at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow.
The Beatles’ sixth UK album Rubber Soul was released on this day as Parlophone PMC 1267 (mono) and PCS 3075 (stereo).
On the same day that their sixth UK LP, Rubber Soul, was released, The Beatles issued a double a-side single, We Can Work It Out/Day Tripper.
The day before their 1965 UK tour began in Glasgow, The Beatles and their equipment were driven to Berwick-upon-Tweed on England’s border with Scotland.