Lady Madonna was not a great commercial success in America, and only managed to reach number four in the charts. It was, however, the last Beatles single to be released on Capitol; subsequent ones were one their own Apple label.
Also on this day...
- 1996: Album release: Anthology 2
- 1969: George and Pattie Harrison appear in court on drugs charges
- 1965: Lennon and McCartney jam in Obertauern, Austria
- 1965: Filming: Help!, Austria
- 1964: Radio: The Public Ear
- 1964: Filming: A Hard Day’s Night
- 1963: Live: Regal Cinema, Gloucester
- 1962: Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool
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