Datebook republishes John Lennon’s ‘Jesus’ comments

Setting off a chain of events that would culminate in public bonfires of The Beatles' records and a public backlash that at times made the group fearful for their lives, the US teen magazine Datebook on this day republished John Lennon's remarks that "The Beatles are more popular than Jesus". Read more »

Live: Nippon Budokan Hall, Tokyo

The Beatles' long journey to Tokyo ended with their arrival at Haneda Airport at 3.40am on this morning. In the evening they played the first of five concerts at the Nippon Budokan Hall. Read more »

Live: Ernst Merck Halle, Hamburg

The Beatles hadn't been to Hamburg since 1 January 1963, following their final residency at the city's Star-Club venue. On this day, however, they were greeting as conquering heroes by an adoring crowd. Read more »

Live: Grugahalle, Essen, Germany

In the morning The Beatles were driven in a fleet of Mercedes cars, flanked by police on motorcycles, to Munich railway station. From there a special train took The Beatles from Munich to Essen for two shows at the Grugahalle. Read more »

Mixing: Eleanor Rigby, She Said She Said, Good Day Sunshine, Yellow Submarine, Tomorrow Never Knows, Got To Get You Into My Life

Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

Recording for the Revolver album had been completed the day before. During this final session, mono and stereo mixes of six songs were made to complete the album. Read more »