Apple’s electronics ‘guru’, Alexis ‘Magic Alex’ Mardas, married on this day in London. His best men were John Lennon and the singer-songwriter Donovan.
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On 21 June 1968, Paul McCartney had arrived in Los Angeles with other representatives of Apple Records to promote their label to Capitol Records executives. On this day, however, they had a day off, allowing McCartney to spend time with his new girlfriend Linda Eastman.
The day after they fell in love in Los Angeles, Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman spent much of the day together at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where he was staying as part of an Apple promotional trip.
With George Harrison and Ringo Starr flying back from America, and John Lennon preparing for the première of the In His Own Write stage play, Paul McCartney spent his 26th birthday without the other Beatles at the Apple offices in London.
In their first public event, John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted acorns for peace at St Michael’s Cathedral, Coventry.
The day after they arrived in California, George Harrison and Ringo Starr visited folk singer Joan Baez at her home in Carmel, California.
Paul McCartney was the best man at his brother Michael’s wedding on this day.
Three days after their relationship began, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared in public for the first time, for the lunchtime launch party and press conference for Apple Tailoring (Civil and Theatrical), the second boutique from Apple Corps.
George Harrison‘s wife Pattie celebrated her 24th birthday on this day in Rishikesh, India.
After four years together, on 25 December 1967 Paul McCartney and Jane Asher announced their engagement to be married.
John Lennon celebrated his 27th birthday on this day.
Late on the night of Friday 25 August 1967, The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had returned from his Sussex country retreat. The following day he remained in his bedroom, and by the Sunday morning his housekeepers had become concerned by his non-appearance.
Encouraged by Pattie Harrison, The Beatles and their partners – minus Ringo and Maureen Starkey, whose second child Jason had been born five days previously – attended a lecture by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London.
The third Beatles baby, following the births of Julian Lennon and Zak Starkey, was a second son for Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey.
Pattie Harrison was reading The Times newspaper at her home in Esher, Surrey, when she saw an advertisement for Maharishi Mahesh Yogi‘s Spiritual Regeneration Movement Foundation.
On this evening The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein hosted a dinner party to mark the completion of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Afterwards Paul McCartney went to the Bag O’Nails nightclub to see Georgie Fame performing. At the club McCartney had his first encounter with his future wife, Linda Eastman.
Paul McCartney flew to Denver from San Francisco on this day to pay a surprise visit to his girlfriend Jane Asher on her 21st birthday.
The 21-year-old socialite Tara Browne, a friend to The Beatles and an heir to the Guinness empire, died on this day in a traffic accident. A report detailing the coroner’s verdict into his death inspired John Lennon when writing A Day In The Life.
On the day before her exhibition Unfinished Paintings And Objects was to open, Japanese artist Yoko Ono was introduced to John Lennon for the first time.
John Lennon and his wife Cynthia spent much of September and October 1966 in Almería, Spain, where he acted in Richard Lester’s film How I Won The War.