All You Need Is Love was, predictably, a smash hit, both in the UK and around the world. Five days after its release it was at number one in the charts, where it remained for four weeks. In all it spent 13 weeks in the charts.
Also on this day...
- 2015: Paul McCartney live: Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway
- 2014: Paul McCartney live: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- 2013: Paul McCartney live: Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada
- 2010: Paul McCartney joins Ringo Starr onstage at Radio City Music Hall, New York
- 2010: Ringo Starr celebrates 70th birthday with peace and love
- 1969: Recording: Here Comes The Sun
- 1969: US single release: Give Peace A Chance by Plastic Ono Band
- 1966: The Beatles go sightseeing in India
- 1964: Television: Top Of The Pops, Scene At 6.30
- 1963: Live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool
- 1962: Live: Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight
- 1960: Live: The Institute, Neston, Wirral
- 1940: Ringo Starr is born
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