1961: Performances at noontime and in the evening in the Cavern Club in Liverpool.
1962 : Concert at the Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead.
1963: 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' by The Beatles was released in the UK. For the first time ever in the UK advanced orders passed the million mark before it was released.
1963: Concert at the ABC, Huddersfield (`The Beatles Autumn Tour').
1964: Studio 1. BBC Television Centre, London. John films appearance on BBC-TV's `Not Only... But Also'. (Aired January 9, 1966.)
1965: This week's UK Top 5 albums, No.5, 'Out Of Our Heads', The Rolling Stones, No.4, 'Highway 61 Revisited', Bob Dylan, No.3, 'Help!', The Beatles, No.2, 'Mary Poppins', soundtrack and at No.1, 'Sound Of Music', soundtrack.
1966: Studio 2. 2.30-8.00pm. Recording: `Strawberry Fields Forever' (takes 5-6, tape reduction take 6 into take 7, overdub onto take 7). Mono mixing: `Strawberry Fields Forever' (remixes 1-3, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
1967: Studio 1 (control room only). 2.30-5.30pm. Editing: `Christmas Time (Is Here Again)' (of unnumbered mono remix). Tape copying: `Christmas Time (Is Here Again)' (of master version). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush. Copy for print at Lyntone Records..
1968: `The Beatles' has sold 2 million copies on the first week. British record for quick sale.
1969: The Beatles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Come Together / Something', the group's 18th US No.1.
1980: John and Yoko's 'Double Fantasy' album was released. A No.1 in the US & the UK the set featured the No.1 single 'Just Like Starting Over.'
2002: Three paintings by Sir Paul McCartney were bought for just £35 each at the Secrets Postcard Sale at London's Royal College of Art. Members of the public gambled on whether they were buying works by celebrity artists at a fraction of their value, as a picture's creator was only made known after it has sold.
2001: After a brave and valiant fight, George Harrison, known as "the quiet Beatle", succumbs to cancer. The 58 year-old songwriter, musician, reportedly died at 1:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m., U.K. time) on Thursday in the Los Angeles home of his friend and noted security expert on celebrities, Gavin de Becker. According to Geoff Boucher, Los Angeles Times staff reporter noted in their November 30th on-line edition that "Harrison's wife, Olivia Arias Harrison, and son, Dhani, were with him at the time of his death, which was not announced until early Friday morning.