John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew from London to Barbados on this day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace.
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The Beatles’ experimental label Zapple Records was launched on this day, with the UK release of two albums: George Harrison‘s Electronic Sound and John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview on this day to David Wigg for the BBC Radio 1 show Scene And Heard.
Nearly a month after its release in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ first single of 1969 was issued in the United States.
A party to celebrate the completion of principal photography for The Magic Christian was held on this evening.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview on this day for the seventh edition of the BBC television show How Late It Is.
John Lennon formally changed his middle name by deed poll from Winston to Ono, during a brief ceremony held on the roof of the Apple building at 3 Savile Row, London.
The Beatles’ 19th British single, and their first for 1969, was Get Back, with Don’t Let Me Down on the b-side.
Two days after being interviewed by Eamonn Andrews for the Today programme, John Lennon and Yoko Ono made another television appeareance.
On the day they returned from their lightning trip to Vienna, John Lennon and Yoko Ono made an appearance on the Thames Television news show Today, hosted by Eamonn Andrews.
The seven-day bed-in held by John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the Amsterdam Hilton ended on this day. Upon leaving the hotel, they flew to Vienna for a short trip.
Having been driven from Paris to Amsterdam early in the morning, John Lennon and Yoko Ono checked into the Hilton Hotel, where they staged the first of two bed-ins for peace.
While on their honeymoon in Paris, John Lennon and Yoko Ono had lunch with the artist Salvador Dali.
Having failed to get married in Paris a few days earlier, John Lennon and Yoko Ono chartered an aeroplane to Gibraltar, on the advice of Apple employee Peter Brown.
Hoping to get married in France, John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew to Paris on this day.
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.
With tentative plans for The Beatles’ return to live performance put on indefinite hold, fans of the group lived in hope that they’d one day see their idols perform once again. On this day John Lennon gave the first concert performance any of The Beatles had given away from the group, with an appearance at… Read more »
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.