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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 31, 1965 (Friday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles attend New Year’s Eve parties

Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, George Harrison and Pattie Boyd welcomed in 1966 at a New Year's Eve party hosted by EMI executives in London.

John Lennon and his wife Cynthia, meanwhile, spent the evening at a party held by record producer and songwriter Nor...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 30, 1965 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The #1 song on the UK Singles Chart on December 30, 1965

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 29, 1965 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles enjoying their Christmas break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 28, 1965 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles enjoying their Christmas break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 27, 1965 (Monday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are having a quiet day after the Chrismas Rush

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 26, 1965 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Paul McCartney has a moped accident in Liverpool

In what would become one of the key 'clues' in the "Paul is Dead myth, on this day Paul McCartney suffered a moped accident while visiting his family in Liverpool.

McCartney fell from his moped and chipped a front tooth. He also cut his lip and was...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 25, 1965 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

 

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 24, 1965 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve! The Beatles were enjoying Christmas Eve with their families.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 23, 1965 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles were getting ready for Christmas......

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 22, 1965 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

The #1 song on the UK Singles Chart on December 22, 1965

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 21, 1965 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

Top #5 songs in the USA

Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds of Silence

The Righteous Brothers - Ebb Tide

The Byds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)

The Dave Clark Five - Over and Over

James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)

Top #5 songs in the UK

The Seekers - The Carnival ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 20, 1965 (Monday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles are on a break after the continuous recording of Rubber Soul.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 19, 1965 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles enjoying their weekend.......

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 18, 1965 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles taking a rest this weekend.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 17, 1965 (Friday) - 0 Comments

1965: The Beatles' Third Christmas Record

Several off-key, a cappella versions of "Yesterday" are dispersed throughout the record, alongside Lennon's "Happy Christmas to Ya List'nas", "Auld Lang Syne", a one-and-a-half-line version of the Four Tops "It's The Same Old Song" (which they quickly stop ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 16, 1965 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The UK regional broadcaster Granada screened a special programme, The Music Of Lennon & McCartney, on this evening. It was shown across the rest of the United Kingdom the following day.

The 50-minute show been conceived by Granada producer Johnny Hamp, and was directed by Philip Casson. Filmed on ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 15, 1965 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles enjoying a break today.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 14, 1965 (Monday) - 0 Comments
  50 Years ago according to the charts.....

1. Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds (Columbia) 2. Taste of Honey - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (A&M) 3. I Hear a Symphony - The Supremes (Motown) *4. Let's Hang On! - The 4 Seasons (Philips) 5...
The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 13, 1965 (Monday) - 0 Comments

The day after The Beatles' final UK concert took place in Cardiff, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a meeting to discuss the group's third film project.

The meeting took place at NEMS Enterprises' offices in Argyll Street, London. Also in attendance was The Beatles' manager Bria...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 12, 1965 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Capitol Cinema, Cardiff

The final night of what turned out to be......the Beatle's last British concert tour.

They had previously performed at the venue on May 27, 1963 and November 7, 1964.

The support acts were, in order of appearance, The Paramounts, Beryl Marsden with Steve Aldo, The Moody B...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 11, 1965 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London

The Beatles' final two London concerts took place before hugely enthusiastic audiences.

George Harrison commented: This is one of the most incredible shows we've done. Not just because of the audience, but because they're Londoners. This is the funny thing....
The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 10, 1965 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Odeon Cinema, Harmmersmith, London

The Beatles played four concerts in London over two days during their final UK tour. The first two took place at the Hammersmith Odeon on this day.

They performed 11 songs: I Feel Fine, She's A Woman, If I Needed Someone, Act Naturally, Nowhere Man, Baby's In Bl...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 9, 1965 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

Odeon Cinema, Birmingham

The Beatles' drove through torrential rain for their final concerts in Birmingham, England.

They played two shows at the Odeon Cinema on New Street. Their set was, like the other dates on their final UK tour, 11 songs: I Feel Fine, She's A Woman, If I Needed Someone, Act ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 8, 1965 (Wednesday) - 0 Comments

Gaumont Cinema, Barker's Pool, Sheffield, Yorkshire

The Beatles performed two shows at this venue, which they visited for the first time on this occasion.

Located on Barker's Pool opposite City Hall, the venue was built by William Edward Trent and opened as the Regent Theatre in December 1927. It...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 7, 1965 (Tuesday) - 0 Comments

ABC Cinema, Ardwick, Manchester

These were The Beatles' final two shows at this venue, which was later renamed the Apollo. They had previously performed twice at the venue, on November 20, 1963 and Octover 14, 1964.

Manchester was covered in thick fog when The Beatles arrived, and they were late ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 6, 1965 (Monday) - 0 Comments

Three days after its UK release, Capitol Records issued The Beatles' Rubber Soul album in the US.

It was considerably different from how The Beatles had intended it to sound, however, as Capitol reconfigured its tracklisting to create a 'folk rock' album to please the US market. They added I've Jus...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 5, 1965 (Sunday) - 0 Comments

Empire Theatre, Liverpool

The Beatle's last Liverpool concert. Forty thousand ticket applications were received for the two "houses", although the Empire could accommadate only 2550 for each leaving many fans disappointed. It was the sixth occasion that the group had visited the venue.

The group i...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 4, 1965 (Saturday) - 0 Comments

City Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The Beatles had a tough drive through snow to get to their two concerts at the City Hall in Newcastle. It was the fourth and final occasion they visited the venue.

Their setlist consisted of 11 songs: I Feel Find, She's A Woman, If I Needed Someone, Act Naturally, N...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 3, 1965 (Friday) - 0 Comments

Odeon Cinema, Glasgow

The Beatles' only UK tour of 1965 was also their final one as a group. It began with two shows at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow.

The tour lasted 10 days, and saw The Beatles perform in nine venues across eight cities. Throughout they played a set comprising 11 songs:I Feel Fin...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life: December 2, 1965 (Thursday) - 0 Comments

The Beatles getting ready for the release of "Rubber Soul"

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