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George Harrison and Mick Jagger visit Dolly’s nightclub, London

Despite their perceived rivalry in the media, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were good friends who often socialised together. On this evening George Harrison and Mick Jagger, along with Jagger’s girlfriend Chrissie Shrimpton, went to the nightclub Dolly’s in London.

The Beatles discuss their third film project

The day after The Beatles’ final UK concert took place in Cardiff, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a meeting to discuss the group’s third film project.

Mixing: 12-Bar Original

Room 65, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles had recorded 12-Bar Original on 4 November 1965 for Rubber Soul, but it was never seriously considered for the final cut. On this day, however, a mono mix was made for the group’s personal collections.

Radio: Pop Profile

The day after The Beatles were interviewed by BBC presenter Brian Matthew for Saturday Club, John Lennon and George Harrison again spoke to him for another radio show, Pop Profile.

Radio: Saturday Club

The Beatles returned to the BBC Aeolian Hall in central London to record an interview for the corporation’s radio show Saturday Club.

The Beatles go Christmas shopping in Harrods

Harrods, the luxury department store in Knightsbridge, London, opened especially for The Beatles on this evening to allow the group to do their Christmas shopping away from fans.

Travel: San Francisco to London

With their 1965 tour of North America complete, The Beatles flew back to London on the evening of 1 September. They landed at London Airport (later renamed Heathrow) the following morning.

Travel: London to New York

The Beatles left England at midday to fly to America to begin their second tour of the United States.

The Silkie record You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away

The Silkie, a folk group signed by Brian Epstein to NEMS Enterprises and managed by Alistair Taylor, recorded a version of The Beatles’ You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away on this day at IBC Studios in London.

Travel: Barcelona to London

The Beatles flew back to England from Barcelona in Spain on this morning, following their nine-date 1965 European Tour.

Recording, mixing: Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Bad Boy

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs on this evening, both of which were initially intended for Capitol Records, their label in North America. Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy had been in the group’s live set since their Cavern Club days.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles filmed a number of scenes for Help! on this day, in London and St Margaret’s, Twickenham.

Filming: Help!

The exterior shots of the Help! scene in which The Beatles sought refuge in a London pub were filmed on this day.