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Paul McCartney live at O2 Arena, London

Sir Paul McCartney performed a marathon set lasting nearly three hours at the O2 arena in London, 46 years to the day since he played the first Beatles Christmas gig at the Liverpool Empire Theatre.

UK première of Let It Be

The Beatles’ final film Let It Be had its British première on this day, with simultaneous screenings in the north and south of England. None of the group attended either.

Glyn Johns compiles the second Get Back album

Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: Glyn Johns The Beatles had rejected producer Glyn Johns’ first attempt at fashioning an album from the Get Back/Let It Be tapes. On this day he put together a second Get Back LP for their consideration, although it too was rejected.

Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage

On this day Yoko Ono suffered a miscarriage of the baby she was expecting with John Lennon. It had been due to be born in February.

John and Yoko appear in court on drugs charges

Following their arrest for possession of drugs the previous day, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared at Marylebone Magistrates’ Court, London, for a hearing of the charges against them.