The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had been suffering from depression and anxiety for some time, a condition exacerbated by his use of drugs – both prescribed and illegal.
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In preparation for his role in Richard Lester’s film How I Won The War, John Lennon was given an army-style haircut and a pair of new glasses to wear.
In an attempt to protect his earnings from the taxman, Paul McCartney‘s financial advisors suggested he invests in property. On this day his purchase of High Park Farm in Campbeltown near the Mull of Kintyre was completed.
Prior to his concert at the Granada Cinema in Walthamstow, London, George Harrison and Ringo Starr met the singer Roy Orbison.
Paul McCartney saw Motown star Stevie Wonder perform on this day at the Scotch Of St James club in London.
The day after they married in Esher, Surrey, George and Pattie Harrison gave a press conference in London.
After a romance lasting just shy of two years, George Harrison married Patricia Anne Boyd at Epsom register office, Surrey.
In what would become one of the key ‘clues’ in the ‘Paul is dead’ myth, on this day Paul McCartney suffered a moped accident while visiting his family in Liverpool.
George Harrison was driven to the north of England on this day to pay a surprise visit to his family.
The Beatles all attended a party to celebrate the imminent opening of Lionel Bart’s musical Twang!, which ran briefly at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London in December 1965.
On 13 September 1965 Ringo Starr‘s wife Maureen Starkey gave birth to their first son Zak.
The meeting of two great musical acts of the 20th century took place on this day: The Beatles and Elvis Presley.
The Beatles had been invited to beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party by mutual friend and Indica Gallery co-founder Barry Miles. Although few of the party goers expected them to show, John and Cynthia Lennon, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd arrived.
After a day spent filming scenes for Help! in London and Twickenham, The Beatles saw an evening performance by Bob Dylan at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
Prior to the first recording session for Help! that afternoon, John Lennon passed his driving test in Weybridge, the town where he lived.
Twenty-two days after he proposed to her in the Ad Lib Club, London, Ringo Starr married Maureen Cox at the city’s Caxton Hall Register Office.
At the Ad Lib Club above the Prince Charles Cinema in London’s Soho, Ringo Starr proposed to his girlfriend Maureen Cox.
Ringo Starr‘s 10-day stay at London’s University College Hospital came to an end on this day.
The day after George Harrison visited Ringo Starr in hospital, Paul McCartney paid a visit to the recuperating drummer.
Six days after his tonsils were removed, Ringo Starr was visited in hospital by George Harrison.