The Beatles had this weekend free during the recording of the White Album, so John Lennon took the opportunity to visit his aunt Mimi in Poole, Dorset.
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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.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono opened their first joint art exhibition on this day. You Are Here took place at the Robert Fraser Gallery at 69 Duke Street, London.
The National Theatre’s stage version of John Lennon‘s book In His Own Write, directed by Victor Spinetti, had its début at the Old Vic Theatre on London’s Waterloo Road.
In their first public event, John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted acorns for peace at St Michael’s Cathedral, Coventry.
While Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were elsewhere in the studio working on the White Album, John Lennon gave an interview to the BBC about the stage adaptation of his book In His Own Write.
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.
The beginning of John Lennon‘s relationship with Yoko Ono was of huge significance, not just to the couple, but also to their families, The Beatles, and those who lived and worked alongside them.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference at what was then the Americana Hotel at 155 West 47th Street, New York City, to promote Apple Corps in the United States.
As part of their promotional trip to the United States to launch Apple Corps, John Lennon and Paul McCartney conducted a series of interviews for newspaper reporters.
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.
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 together since their final concert in August 1966.
After nearly two months in Rishikesh, India, studying Transcendental Meditation with
The Beatles’ long-planned trip to India finally got underway on this day, with John Lennon and George Harrison, plus their wives Cynthia and Pattie, flying from London Airport to Delhi, India.
The Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans gathered together luggage belonging to George and Pattie Harrison, her sister Jenny, plus John and Cynthia Lennon, to take it to India ahead of their trip to study Transcendental Meditation with
John Lennon gave an interview on this day to Kenny Everett, for the presenter’s BBC Radio 1 show.
Following the filming of The Beatles’ cameo appearance in Yellow Submarine, John and Cynthia Lennon, along with George Harrison, attended a fashion show in London. George’s wife Pattie was one of the models. The event took place at the Revolution club at 14-16 Bruton Place in London’s Mayfair. The show was organised by the exclusive… Read more »
Two days ahead of the opening of The Beatles’ Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London, a launch party and fashion show was held in the building.
All four Beatles, along with their wives and girlfriends, attended the première of Richard Lester’s film How I Won The War at the London Pavilion.
John Lennon celebrated his 27th birthday on this day.