John Lennon and Yoko Ono fly to Barbados

John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew from London to Barbados on this day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace.

The Beatles had filmed part of Help! in Nassau in 1965, and Ringo Starr was heading there for a two-week holiday, both of which may have influenced the choice of destination.

Lennon and Ono were intending to hold the bed-in at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel in Freeport, but the idea was abandoned and the following day they flew to Toronto, Canada.

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