John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew to the small city of Aalborg in Denmark on this day.
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John and Yoko arrived back in England on this day from Canada, where they had launched their global peace campaign. Part of the campaign was to have been a Christmas Eve antiwar demonstration due to take place in various countries, for which the couple had tape-recorded a greeting to be played.
December 1969 was an unusually busy time for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. They took part in two UK television documentaries, gave a series of interviews, appeared in a televised debate about religion, made the film Apotheosis 2, released the Live Peace In Toronto 1969 album, gave the only European concert by the Plastic Ono... Read more »
The day before they watched Bob Dylan perform at the Isle of Wight Festival, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey travelled to the island.
George Harrison and Mal Evans had travelled to Portsmouth on 26 August 1969 to meet Bob Dylan. The American singer was due to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival on 31 August, his first public performance in three years.
June 1969 was a month of rest for The Beatles, who were taking a break from the Abbey Road sessions. Following a brief trip to Wales, John Lennon and Yoko Ono drove to Scotland for a brief holiday on 29 June.
Prior to embarking on a motoring holiday in Scotland, John Lennon and Yoko Ono paid a quick visit to Wales.
The Beatles and their wives all took holidays in the early summer of 1969: Paul and Linda McCartney in Corfu; Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey on a cruise aboard the QE2 then on to the Bahamas; John Lennon and Yoko Ono held their second bed-in in Montreal; and George and Pattie Harrison in Sardinia.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had flown from London to Barbados on the previous day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel in Freeport.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew from London to Barbados on this day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace.
On 16 May 1969, Ringo Starr, his wife Maureen and various members of the cast and crew of the film The Magic Christian set sail for New York on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury liner. On this day they docked in New York.
Paul McCartney, his wife Linda McCartney and her daughter Heather flew to Corfu on this day for a holiday.
Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Starkey were among travellers on board the recently-launched ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, heading to New York from Southampton.
Following their wedding on 12 March, Paul and Linda McCartney began their honeymoon on this day.
With the White Album finally complete, The Beatles went their separate ways for much of late October and November 1968. On this day Paul McCartney travelled to New York, where he had a 10-day holiday with Linda Eastman.
George Harrison missed The Beatles only 24-hour recording session, as he flew to Los Angeles on this day.
George Harrison, his wife Pattie and The Beatles' assistant Mal Evans had flown to Greece on 17 August 1968 for a brief holiday. On this day they returned to London.
George Harrison and his wife Pattie Harrison flew to Greece on this day for a brief holiday.
Paul McCartney and fellow representatives from Apple Records returned to London from America on this day.
The previous day, Paul McCartney had flown from London to New York, for the first stop on a promotional trip for Apple. On this day he arrived at his final destination: Los Angeles, California.