The notorious Sgt Norman Pilcher of the Drugs Squad chose the day of Paul McCartney‘s wedding to Linda Eastman to launch a raid on the home of George and Pattie Harrison.
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Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman at Marylebone Register Office on 12 March 1969.
The Beatles, Allen Klein and John Eastman held a meeting at the Apple HQ, 3 Savile Row, London, in which Klein was formally appointed The Beatles’ business manager.
On Saturday 1 February 1969, at Apple’s headquarters at 3 Savile Row, London, a meeting was held in which Allen Klein outlined his assessment of The Beatles’ finances.
One of the most contentious figures in The Beatles’ story, Allen Klein became their manager during their final months as a group, at the behest of John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
All four Beatles met on this day to discuss their future, following George Harrison‘s sudden departure on 10 January.
In an attempt to sort out the problems within The Beatles following George Harrison‘s sudden departure two days earlier, all four met at Brookfield House, Ringo Starr‘s Tudor mansion in Elstead, Surrey.
Just as Ringo Starr had temporarily quit The Beatles in August 1968, George Harrison walked out on this day, unable to tolerate any longer the tensions within the group.
Following his arrest the previous month for possession of cannabis, John Lennon appeared at Marylebone Magistrates’ Court, London.
On this day Yoko Ono suffered a miscarriage of the baby she was expecting with John Lennon. It had been due to be born in February.
Cynthia Lennon was granted a decree nisi in the London Divorce Court on this day, marking the formal end of her marriage to John Lennon.
Yoko Ono was admitted to Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in London on this day, suffering from stress.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono announced on this day that they were expecting a baby.
Following their arrest for possession of drugs the previous day, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared at Marylebone Magistrates’ Court, London, for a hearing of the charges against them.
In the morning of 18 October 1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono were arrested by the Drugs Squad.
Having walked out of The Beatles on 22 August 1968, Ringo Starr rejoined the group on this day.
Tensions had been building within The Beatles for some time during the recording of the White Album. On this day matters came to a head, and Ringo Starr left the group.
On this day John Lennon‘s estranged wife Cynthia countersued for divorce, citing his adultery with Yoko Ono.
In an appearance on the BBC Television show Dee Time, Jane Asher told host Simon Dee that her engagement to Paul McCartney had been called off.
The Beatles had this weekend free during the recording of the White Album, so John Lennon took the opportunity to visit his aunt Mimi in Poole, Dorset.