A party to celebrate the launch of Mary Hopkin's debut album Postcard was held on this day. Read more »
On this day George Harrison circulated a memo at Apple to tell staff that he had invited a group of Hells Angels from California to stay at 3 Savile Row. Read more »
The London nighclub Revolution held a series of fashion shows during the 1960s. On this occasion one of them was attended by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Read more »
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. Read more »
The Beatles had purchased 3 Savile Row in London on 22 June 1968, for £500,000. On this day they moved into the building. Read more »
On this day Paul McCartney addressed a sales conference attended by executives from Capitol Records, where he announced that all future Beatles records would be released through the group's Apple Records label. Read more »
On this day The Beatles bought a five-storey property at 3 Savile Row, London, for a price of £500,000. Read more »
The National Theatre's stage version of John Lennon's book In His Own Write, directed by Victor Spinetti, had its début at the Old Vic Theatre on London's Waterloo Road. Read more »
The full name of Apple's second boutique store was Apple Tailoring (Civil and Theatrical). It was situated at 161 King's Road, and was run by 25-year-old Australian designer John Crittle. Read more »
The beginning of John Lennon's relationship with Yoko Ono was of huge significance, not just to the couple, but also to their families, The Beatles, and those who lived and worked alongside them. Read more »
On the afternoon of 12 May 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney undertook an unusual business meeting: it took place aboard a Chinese junk, sailing around the Statue of Liberty. Read more »
Apple Music, the company set up by The Beatles to handle the musical side of their business interests, released an advertisement on this day requesting tapes from aspiring musicians. Read more »
Following the filming of The Beatles' cameo appearance in Yellow Submarine, John and Cynthia Lennon, along with George Harrison, attended a fashion show in London.
George's wife Pattie was one of the models. The event took place at the Revolution club at 14-16 Bruton Place in London's Mayfair.
The show was organised by the exclusive boutique Quorum, and showcased designs by Ossie Clark and the boutique's owner, Alice Pollock.
Pathé newsreel footage from the event shows Pattie modelling some of the the designs, including African Queen and Powder Puff. There are also shots of George, John and Magic Alex sitting at a table in the club.
Keen to expand their new business empire, The Beatles signed a one-year lease for office space for Apple on this day at 95 Wigmore Street, London. Read more »
One of the first business ventures by The Beatles' Apple Corps was the Apple Boutique, which opened on 7 December 1967. It was located at 94 Baker Street, London. Read more »
Two days ahead of the opening of The Beatles' Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London, a launch party and fashion show was held in the building. Read more »
Although The Beatles didn't attend Brian Epstein's funeral in Liverpool on 29 August 1967, they did attend a memorial service. Read more »
Following the death of Brian Epstein on 27 August, The Beatles convened at Paul McCartney's house in St John's Wood, London, to discuss their future. Read more »
Four days after the death of Brian Epstein, The Beatles issued a statement about the future of his management company, NEMS Enterprises. Read more »