The Beatles were given three prestigious Ivor Novello awards on this day in recognition of their outstanding achievements in 1965.
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The day after their arrival in India, The Beatles managed to sneak out of their New Delhi hotel, the Oberoi, and did some sightseeing.
Dolly’s nightclub, situated at 57-58 Jermyn Street in London, was a favourite haunt of The Beatles and other 1960s luminaries. On this evening Paul McCartney and Neil Aspinall paid a visit, along with Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones and Keith Richards.
On 13 February 1966 The Beatles were nominated in 10 of the categories for the 8th Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, New York.
The Grammy Awards Commitee in New York announced that The Beatles had been nominated for 10 awards. Six were for Yesterday, while the other four were for the Help! album.
John Lennon and Ringo Starr paid a visit to the Scotch Of St James nightclub on this evening.
Despite their perceived rivalry in the media, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were good friends who often socialised together. On this evening George Harrison and Mick Jagger, along with Jagger’s girlfriend Chrissie Shrimpton, went to the nightclub Dolly’s in London.
Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd saw in 1966 at a New Year’s Eve party hosted by EMI executives in London.
Harrods, the luxury department store in Knightsbridge, London, opened especially for The Beatles on this evening to allow the group to do their Christmas shopping away from fans.
The day after the final mixes for Rubber Soul were made, producer George Martin finalised the running order for the songs.
26 October 1965 was an important day for The Beatles: an appointment at Buckingham Palace to collect their MBEs from the Queen.
This was The Beatles’ third rest day in Los Angeles. They were halfway through a five-day break in their 1965 tour of North America, staying in a mansion owned by actress Zsa Zsa Gabor at 2850 Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills.
This was The Beatles’ second day off during their five-day break in the 1965 North America tour. They rented a house owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor at 2850 Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, where they were visited by a number of people.
The Beatles had arrived in Los Angeles shortly before midnight on 22 August 1965. They had five days of rest prior to their concerts in San Diego, San Francisco and the Hollywood Bowl, which concluded their North American tour.
While The Beatles were on tour in North America, a Mellotron was delivered to Kenwood, John Lennon‘s home in Weybridge, England.
This day had initially been set aside as a rain check date for The Beatles’ concert at Shea Stadium the previous day. Fortunately the weather remained good, allowing them a rest day in New York City.
The Beatles spent much of this day rehearsing at the Saville Theatre in London. The theatre was run by Brian Epstein‘s NEMS Enterprises.
Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Starkey bought their first home on this day. Sunny Heights was a large mock Tudor house in Weybridge, Surrey, less than a mile from John Lennon‘s house Kenwood.
John Lennon‘s second book, A Spaniard In The Works, was published on this day by Jonathan Cape.
Following their two performances the previous day at the Palais des Sports in Paris, The Beatles had a rest day before travelling to Lyon for their next engagement.