The Beatles' final film Let It Be had its British première on this day, with simultaneous screenings in the north and south of England. None of the group attended either.
Ten days after its United Kingdom release, The Beatles' final LP, Let It Be, was issued in the United States.
Although by this time the world knew The Beatles were no more, the dream was kept alive for a short while longer with the release of a final single.
The Beatles' final album was released in the UK on this day. Ostensibly the soundtrack to their fifth film, Let It Be was issued only in stereo, initially as Apple PXS 1.