On the afternoon of 12 May 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney undertook an unusual business meeting: it took place aboard a Chinese junk, sailing around the Statue of Liberty.
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In order to launch and promote Apple Corps in the United States, John Lennon and Paul McCartney flew to New York for a four-day trip. It was the first time they had both visited the country since their final concert in August 1966.
The Beatles' last US single of 1967 appeared three days after it was issued in the United Kingdom. It was also included on the full-length Magical Mystery Tour album, which was released on the same day in America.
In the UK The Beatles chose to issue the six songs from the Magical Mystery Tour film as a double gatefold EP with a 28-page booklet. EPs, however, were far less popular in America, and Capitol chose to turn it into a full LP, with added tracks from singles released in 1967.
Following a week's break on the West Coast of the United States, George Harrison, his wife Pattie, and Neil Aspinall and Alexis 'Magic Alex' Mardas returned to England on this day.
George and Pattie Harrison, Alexis 'Magic Alex' Mardas and Neil Aspinall flew from London to Los Angeles on this day.
The Beatles' All You Need Is Love was issued in the USA 10 days after it was released in the United Kingdom.
The day after it was released in the United Kingdom, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was issued in the United States of America.
In the early hours of this morning, after he was recorded chewing celery on The Beach Boys' song Vegetables, Paul McCartney returned to John and Michelle Phillips' house in Los Angeles, where he had been the previous day.
The day after their arrival in Los Angeles, Paul McCartney and Mal Evans spent the day shopping at Century Plaza, where Evans bought a talking pillow.
On 4 April 1967, Paul McCartney and Mal Evans had flown from England to the United States to meet Jane Asher on her 21st birthday. They spent several days on holiday in central and West Coast USA.
Paul McCartney and Mal Evans continued their stay in Denver, Colorado on this day, without Jane Asher, who was appearing in a matinée performance of William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet in the city.
Paul McCartney and Mal Evans had flown to the United States on 4 April 1967, to surprise Jane Asher on her 21st birthday. Afterwards they spent several days together.
The day after her 21st birthday, Paul McCartney and Jane Asher spent the day exploring the Rocky Mountains in Denver, Colorado.
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 day after his arrival in the United States, Paul McCartney spent the day in San Francisco.
With the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band all but complete, Paul McCartney decided to take a flight to America to surprise his girlfriend Jane Asher on her 21st birthday. At the time she was touring the United States with the Old Vic Company, performing Romeo And Juliet.
The day after their final concert took place at San Francisco's Candlestick Park, The Beatles departed the United States for England.
Although they made an unannounced live appearance in January 1969 on the rooftop of the Apple building, The Beatles' final live concert took place on 29 August 1966 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.
The Beatles' penultimate live concert took place at the Dodger Stadium at Elysian Park Avenue in Los Angeles, California. It took place the day before their final show at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.