The Beatles’ last US single of 1967 appeared three days after it was issued in the United Kingdom. It was also included on the full-length Magical Mystery Tour album, which was released on the same day in America.
It entered the top 40 on 9 December, and went on to spend three weeks at the top. In all the single remained in the top 40 for 10 weeks.
Also on this day...
- 2011: Paul McCartney live: Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy
- 1970: US album release: All Things Must Pass by George Harrison
- 1969: John Lennon is interviewed about returning his MBE
- 1967: US album release: Magical Mystery Tour
- 1966: John Lennon films a sequence for Not Only… But Also
- 1964: UK single release: I Feel Fine
- 1963: Live: Rialto Theatre, York
- 1962: Radio: The Talent Spot
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
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