Performance at the Cavern, with Remo Four, and Dee Young and the Pontiacs.
Concert at the ABC, Lincoln ('The Beatles Autumn Tour').
'A Hard Day's Night' LP number 1, 19th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
Conversations in London held by Gary Smith, Vic Lewis and Lester Gottlieb about a new American TV show, 'Hullaballoo'.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-1.30am. Recording: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (takes 2-4). Mono mixing: 'Strawberry Fields Forever' (remixes 1-3, from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
US LP release: 'The Beatles Girls', instrumental LP by George Martin.
Studio 3. 6.00pm-2.45am. Recording: 'Christmas Time (Is Here Again)' (take 1 [music], takes 1-10 [speech], overdub of sound effects onto edit/remix). Mono mixing: 'Christmas Time (Is Here Again)' (from take 1 [music], from takes 2, 6, 10 [speech]). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush. 5th and last Christmas record made jointly by all Beatles and at Abbey Road. Visit at the studio: Victor Spinetti. 2.45-4.30am. Abbey Road. 2nd John's solo session, compiling sound effects for 'Scene Three, Act One'.
John and Yoko appear at the Marylebone Magistrates' Court. John pleads guilty to possession of cannabis resin and is fined 150 pounds plus 20 guineas costs.
Ringo continues recordings of 'Sentimental Journey' LP, in London.
Performance of John with Elton John, at the Madison Square Garden. Yoko is in the audience and meets John backstage.
In one week of sales, 'Anthology 1' beats sales record in the US: 855,473 copies. Previous record: Michael Jackson's 'History', 391,000 copies.
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