The day after their arrival in Los Angeles, Paul McCartney and Mal Evans spent the day shopping at Century Plaza, where Evans bought a talking pillow.
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On 4 April 1967, Paul McCartney and Mal Evans had flown from England to the United States to meet Jane Asher on her 21st birthday. They spent several days on holiday in central and West Coast USA.
Paul McCartney and Mal Evans continued their stay in Denver, Colorado on this day, without Jane Asher, who was appearing in a matinée performance of William Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet in the city.
Paul McCartney and Mal Evans had flown to the United States on 4 April 1967, to surprise Jane Asher on her 21st birthday. Afterwards they spent several days together.
The day after her 21st birthday, Paul McCartney and Jane Asher spent the day exploring the Rocky Mountains in Denver, Colorado.
The Beatles began recording A Day In The Life, with the working title In The Life Of…, on 19 January 1967. Two days previously, however, two stories were published in the Daily Mail newspaper which provided John Lennon with inspiration for the lyrics.
Paul McCartney and George Harrison watched Donovan performing at the Royal Albert Hall in London on this day.
On this evening Paul McCartney saw trumpet player David Mason performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto Number 2 in F Major with the English Chamber Orchestra from Guildford Cathedral, on the the BBC 2 television series Masterworks. Impressed with what he heard, McCartney decided to use him for the final overdub on Penny Lane.
George Harrison, Pattie Harrison, Brian Epstein, Eric Clapton and friends attempted to see in 1967 in the fashionable London club Annabel’s, but were refused entry after George refused to wear a tie.
The Four Tops had performed at the Savile Theatre in London on 13 November 1966. The venue was owned by The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein, and the backdrop for the performance was said to have been designed by Paul McCartney.
On 21 October 1966 more than 150,000 cubic metres of excavated mining debris, mud and slurry from Merthyr Vale Colliery in south Wales collapsed, engulfing a school in the village of Aberfan and killing 116 children and 28 adults.
Brian Epstein‘s NEMS company had moved from Liverpool to London in 1963, establishing an office at 13 Monmouth Street in the centre of the capital.
Despite having been hospitalised the previous month after overdosing on prescription medicine, The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein was forced to emerge from his recuperation clinic on this day to deny reports that Paul McCartney was leaving the group.
On their third rest day in Los Angeles during their final tour, The Beatles were visited by Brian and Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys, whose 11th album Pet Sounds proved a key influence on the recording of Revolver.
The Beatles had three rest days in Los Angeles during their final tour of 1966. This was the second, and came immediately after their concert at the Coliseum in Seattle.
Immediately after their second concert at New York’s Shea Stadium, The Beatles flew to Los Angeles. They arrived in the early hours of this morning.
The day after it organised a public burning of The Beatles’ music and memorabilia, radio station KLUE of Longview, Texas was struck by lightning.
The controversy over John Lennon‘s “more popular than Jesus” comments had been growing since late July. A public bonfire was on this day organised by the radio station KLUE in Longview, Texas.
In an attempt to defuse the controversy surrounding John Lennon‘s comments that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus“, the group’s manager Brian Epstein held a special press conference.
Setting off a chain of events that would culminate in public bonfires of The Beatles’ records and a public backlash that at times made the group fearful for their lives, the US teen magazine Datebook on this day republished John Lennon’s remarks that “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus”.