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Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman holiday in New York

With the White Album finally complete, The Beatles went their separate ways for much of late October and November 1968. On this day Paul McCartney travelled to New York, where he had a 10-day holiday with Linda Eastman.

Lennon and McCartney promote Apple in New York

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.

Live: Shea Stadium, New York

A little over a year after their first triumphant appearance at New York’s Shea Stadium, The Beatles returned for a second time.

Press conference: Warwick Hotel, New York City

The Beatles’ flight from Cincinnati to New York arrived at 3.50am on this morning. They were taken to the Warwick Hotel, where during the day they gave the first of two press conferences.

Brian Epstein holds a press conference

In an attempt to defuse the controversy surrounding John Lennon‘s comments that The Beatles were “more popular than Jesus“, the group’s manager Brian Epstein held a special press conference.

The Beatles fail to win any Grammy Awards

On 13 February 1966 The Beatles were nominated in 10 of the categories for the 8th Grammy Awards. The ceremony took place in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, New York.

Recording: overdubs for The Beatles At Shea Stadium

CTS Studios, London Producer: George Martin Following their record breaking concert at New York’s Shea Stadium on 15 August 1965, it was decided that extra recordings would be needed if the footage was to be released to the public.

Day off in New York

This day had initially been set aside as a rain check date for The Beatles’ concert at Shea Stadium the previous day. Fortunately the weather remained good, allowing them a rest day in New York City.

Live: Shea Stadium, New York

The Beatles’ record-breaking first performance at New York’s Shea Stadium was watched by 55,600 fans, and marked the beginning of the group’s second full US concert tour.

Travel: London to New York

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