Ringo Starr's second film, The Magic Christian, had its world première on this evening at the Odeon Theatre in Kensington, London.
Lennon and Ono both were black capes, and before the film held banners in the foyer proclaiming "Hanratty Is Innocent".
Also on this day...
- 2010: Paul McCartney appears on Saturday Night Live
- 2009: Rubber Soul to be released as Rock Band download next week
- 1970: Album release: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
- 1969: George Harrison live at Falkoner Theatre, Copenhagen with Delaney & Bonnie
- 1968: John Lennon appears in The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus
- 1965: Live: Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London
- 1963: Live: Futurist Theatre, Scarborough
- 1962: Live: La Scala Ballroom, Runcorn
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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