On this day John Lennon made an appearance on the final edition of the BBC television show Tonight, presented by Kenneth Allsop.
The Beatles were due to perform their first Italian concert in Milan on 24 June 1965. Ahead of the date, they gave an interview for the BBC’s Italian language service.
Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Work on Help! concluded on this day, with mono and stereo mixes prepared for the album and single.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Yesterday was completed on this day with the recording of a string quartet, and a new lead vocal by Paul McCartney.
John Lennon recorded an interview for the BBC Home Service programme The World Of Books on this day at the offices of NEMS Enterprises at Argyll Street, London.
The Beatles’ work on their second feature film Help! ended on this day, with some extra audio recording at Twickenham Film Studios.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles recorded John Lennon‘s song It’s Only Love in six takes on this day, for the non-soundtrack side of the Help! album.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Three songs were recorded on this day, the most notable of which was Paul McCartney‘s timeless classic Yesterday.
The Beatles’ US label, Capitol Records, released the album Beatles VI on this day.
As news outlets went into overdrive following the announcement that The Beatles were to be awarded MBEs, a press conference was hastily convened at Twickenham Film Studios where the group had been watching a rough edit of the Help! film.
Brian Epstein requested that Paul McCartney and Jane Asher return from their Portuguese holiday a day early, so all The Beatles could be in Britain on the day it was announced that they would be awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Norman Smith Balance engineer Norman Smith created a new stereo mix of I Want To Hold Your Hand in a half-hour studio session beginning at 10am.
Although the Beatles For Sale album had been available for six months, and The Beatles had already begun performing and releasing songs from their forthcoming Help!, Parlophone issued this four-track EP in the UK.
The Beatles had been invited to beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party by mutual friend and Indica Gallery co-founder Barry Miles. Although few of the party goers expected them to show, John and Cynthia Lennon, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd arrived.
On this day John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were among the celebrities attended the première of director Richard Lester’s film The Knack (And How To Get It) at the London Pavilion cinema.
Just over three years since their first appearance on BBC radio, The Beatles recorded their final musical appearance on this day.
In May 1965 John Lennon and his wife Cynthia made a brief trip to Cannes in France to attend the film festival. He was interviewed on this day by reporter Martin Ogronsky for CBS TV’s The Merv Griffin Show.
Although The Beatles had finished filming Help! on 11 May 1965, they returned to Twickenham Film Studios on this day to record post-sync work for the audio track.
This was The Beatles’ second day of filming at Cliveden House, a 19th century stately home in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs on this evening, both of which were initially intended for Capitol Records, their label in North America. Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy had been in the group’s live set since their Cavern Club days.