Wednesday 31 July 1968

Recording: Hey Jude

Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Barry Sheffield Following two days of rehearsals and rough takes, The Beatles finally began recording Hey Jude properly.

The Apple Boutique closes down

The Beatles decided the previous day to close down their Apple Boutique in Baker Street, and announced that they would give away the stock. Members of the public queued throughout the night for a chance of getting a free item.