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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 24, 1967

The Beatles taking a break on Christmas Eve.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 23, 1967

Top 20 Song Chart for December 23, 1967

1. I Heard it through the Grapevine - Gladys Knight & the Pips

2. Daydream Believer - The Monkees

3. Hello, Goodbye - The Beatles

4. I Second that Emotion - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

5. Snoopy's Christmas - The Royal Guardsmen

6. Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred & His Playboy Band

7. Woman, Woman - The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett

8. You better Sit Down Now Kids - Cher

9. Incense & Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock

10. Storybook Children - Billy Vera & Judy Clay

11. Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin

12. The Rain, the Park and Other Things - The Cowsills

13. Bend Me, Shape Me - The American Breed

14. Honey Chile - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

15. Next Plane to London - The Rose Garden

16. Skinny Legs and All - Joe Tex

17. Monterey - Eric Burdon and The Animals

18. It's Wonderful - The Young Rascals

19. Summer Rain - Johnny Rivers

20. If I Can Build My Whole World Around You - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 22, 1967

The Beatles are taking a break today.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 21, 1967

Dec 21, 1967 the Beatles had their annual holiday party. John suggested they hold a “Magical Mystery Tour” party instead. The invitation read “Magical Mystery Tour Fancy Dress Party”. Paul was “the pearly king”, his girlfriend Jane Asher “the pearly queen”. Ringo was a regency chap, his wife Maureen an Indian Maiden. John was a 50's rocker with greased-up hair and leather jacket. His wife Cynthia was a Victorian Lady. George was a dashing swashbuckler, his wife Pattie an an “Eastern Princess.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 20, 1967

In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 19, 1967

The Beatles are taking a break today.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 18, 1967

In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 17, 1967

Here we see Maureen and Ringo carrying gifts for their sons at Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome departing for London after Ringo completed filming his role in Candy.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 16, 1967

December 16, 1967 - John & Cynthia in Paris attending a Beach Boys concert benefiting UNICEF.

Cynthia and Pattie seated between their husbands at the Palais de Chailloy in Paris attending the UNICEF benefit featuring the Beach Boys.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: December 15, 1967

Released to UK fan club members on December 15, 1967

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