During a short break in the sessions for Revolver, Ringo Starr took part in a photoshoot for The Beatles Book magazine.
Eleven days prior to its UK release, Capitol Records issued The Beatles' single Paperback Writer/Rain in the United States.
The Beatles were all fans of Bob Dylan, whom they had first met in August 1964. They met him again the following year, and once more on this day during his tour of the United Kingdom.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for Paul McCartney's children's song Yellow Submarine was recorded on this day, along with lead and backing vocals.
Following the previous day's shoot inside EMI Studios, The Beatles went on location at Chiswick House in London, to film promotional clips for their forthcoming single Paperback Writer/Rain.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Paul McCartney's song For No One was completed on this day, with the addition of a French horn overdub played by Alan Civil.
Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road For the imminent release of the Paperback Writer/Rain single, The Beatles were unwilling to appear on television for promotion. Instead, they took part in a two-day shoot which resulted in a total of seven promotional films for the songs.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick This 12-hour session, which began at 2.30pm, was devoted entirely to overdubs and mixing for Paul McCartney's Got To Get You Into My Life.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although only around half of Revolver had been recorded by this time, a day of mixing and assembling master tapes took place during this session, which began at 2.30pm.
Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick In preparation for the US album Yesterday... And Today, mixes of three Revolver songs were made during this session for Capitol Records.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The Beatles recorded 10 takes of the backing track for Paul McCartney's song For No One on this day, in a short session which began at 7pm and finished at 11pm.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Recording for I'm Only Sleeping concluded on this day, with the addition of vocals by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although they had recorded a remake of I'm Only Sleeping on 29 April 1966, on this day The Beatles returned to take 11 of their 27 April recording to add two guitar overdubs.
Dolly's nightclub, situated at 57-58 Jermyn Street in London, was a favourite haunt of The Beatles and other 1960s luminaries. On this evening Paul McCartney and Neil Aspinall paid a visit, along with Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones' Brian Jones and Keith Richards.
The Beatles gave two sets of interviews for BBC radio programmes on this day, at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Although they famously performed on the rooftop of Apple in January 1969, 1 May 1966 was The Beatles' final scheduled live appearance in Britain.