This was the second day of a five-day shoot for the BBC documentary 24 Hours: The World Of John And Yoko, which filmed John Lennon and Yoko Ono at their Tittenhurst Park estate in Ascot, Berkshire.
On 1 December 1969 George Harrison watched husband and wife act Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett perform at the Albert Hall in London. The following night he joined them on stage in Bristol, for his first stage appearance since The Beatles' final concert on 29 August 1966.
Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick In preparation for the release of the US compilation Hey Jude, stereo mixes of two of the songs were prepared on this day.
The British Broadcasting Corporation filmed John Lennon and Yoko Ono over a five-day period for a television documentary titled 24 Hours: The World Of John And Yoko, first broadcast in the UK on 15 December 1969.
John Lennon was one of three men nominated by eminent thinkers of the day as Man Of The Decade.
The entire 10 December 1969 edition of the BBC television arts series Line-Up was devoted to Ringo Starr, whose film The Magic Christian was about to go on general release.
The Beatles Book had been published each month since August 1963 until this, the 77th and final issue.