Today in Beatles History (Part 3)

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  • 1968-05-23 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London
  • 1968-05-30 Beatles begin work on their only double album "Beatles"
  • 1968-07-17 Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London
  • 1968-07-30 Beatles' Apple Boutique closes, entire inventory is given away
  • 1968-07-31 Beatles close Apple Boutique, giving clothes away for free
  • 1968-08-11 Beatles launch "Apple Records" label
  • 1968-08-23 Ringo quits Beatles over a disagreement (temporarily).
  • 1968-08-30 1st record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)
  • 1968-09-28 Beatles' "Hey Jude" single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1968-10-14 Beatles "White Album" completed
  • 1968-11-22 Beatles release "Beatles" (White Album), their only double album
  • 1968-12-28 Beatles' "White Album" goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1969-01-30 The Beatles perform their last live gig, a 42 minute concert on the roof of Apple Corps HQ in London
  • 1969-02-04 Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman, as general cousel to Apple
  • 1969-02-25 Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album
  • 1969-05-24 Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
  • 1969-06-04 Beatles release "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" and "Old Brown Shoe" in the US
  • 1969-06-11 "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hits #1 in UK
  • 1969-08-22 Beatles record a video for "Long & Winding Road"
  • 1969-09-26 The Beatles release "Abbey Road" album
  • 1969-11-01 The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes #1 in US & stays #1 for 11 weeks
  • 1969-11-11 Beatles with Billy Preston release "Get Back" in UK
  • 1969-11-29 The Beatles' "Come Together/Something" reaches #1
  • 1969-12-19 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
  • 1970-01-04 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios
  • 1970-02-26 Beatles release "Beatles Again" aka "Hey Jude" album
  • 1970-03-06 Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK

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1970-04-10 Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1970-04-11 Beatles' "Let It Be" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1970-05-07 "Long & Winding Road" becomes Beatles' last American release
  • 1970-05-08 Beatles release "Let it Be" album
  • 1970-05-13 Beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres
  • 1970-05-18 Beatles' last released LP, "Let It Be", released in US
  • 1970-05-20 Beatles' "Let it Be" movie premieres in UK
  • 1970-06-13 Beatles' "Let It Be" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
  • 1970-06-13 Beatles' "Long & Winding Road" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1970-12-31 Paul McCartney files a lawsuit to disolve the Beatles

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1971-01-19 The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" is played at Charles Manson trial

Murderer Charles Manson
Murderer
Charles Manson
  • 1971-03-03 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles
  • 1971-08-13 Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"
  • 1972-03-31 Official Beatles Fan Club closes down
  • 1972-08-10 Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession
  • 1972-08-18 Police fine Paul & Linda McCartney ś800 in Sweden cannabis possession
  • 1972-09-20 Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm
  • 1973-03-08 Paul & Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis
  • 1973-05-26 Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1
  • 1974-12-30 Beatles are legally disbanded (4 years after suit was brought)
  • 1976-06-11 Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA
  • 1976-09-20 Sid Berstein offers $230 million charity concert for Beatle reunion
  • 1977-04-06 Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released
  • 1977-05-06 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl" released in UK
  • 1977-05-25 "Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released
  • 1977-05-31 "Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances
  • 1977-06-16 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
  • 1979-09-09 Sid Bernstein offers $½ billion for a Beatle reunion
  • 1979-10-17 "Beatlemania" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 920 performances
  • 1979-10-18 "Beatlemania" opens in London
  • 1980-03-24 Capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks
  • 1980-05-17 Paul & Linda McCartney appear on "Saturday Night Live"
  • 1981-02-06 Beatles Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & George Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon
  • 1982-09-10 Decca releases Beatle audition "Complete Silver Beatles" album
  • 1984-01-16 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis

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1985-08-10 Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle song) for $47 million

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1986-03-29 Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
  • 1987-02-26 1st release of Beatles compact discs
  • 1994-11-30 Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at the BBC", is released in Britain
  • 1995-03-20 Beatles song, "Baby It's You", with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years
  • 1995-11-19 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • 1995-11-20 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released
  • 1995-11-21 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"

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1997-03-11 Beatle Paul McCartney knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

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