Kenwood Dates from July 1964 - December 1968 Feb 26, 2009 17:57:37 GMT -5
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[shadow=red,left,300]KENWOOD MEMORABLE DATES IN LENNON OCCUPANCY[/shadow]
[glow=red,2,300]Jul 15 [/glow]Kenwood, Wood Lane, St George’s Hill Estate, Weybridge, Surrey becomes home of John, Cynthia and son Julian Lennon.
John Lennon bought this 27 room mock Tudor residence for £20,000
Aug 11 "A Hard Day's Night" opens in the US.
[glow=red,2,300]Aug 13 [/glow]Kenneth Partridge and Brian visit Kenwood to talk about its decoration..
Aug 19 Beatles performance at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, in the first concert of their second USA/Canada tour, which lasts a month.
Aug 28 Beatles appear on the cover of LIFE magazine.
Sep 22 Beatles begin recording songs for Beatles For Sale.
Dec 4 The album "Beatles For Sale" is released in the UK and hits number one.
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Feb 11 Ringo marries 18 years old hairdresser Maureen Cox at the Caxton Hall Register Office, London; Brian is the best man, John and George attend. They go to Brighton, on the wedding trip.
Feb 23 Shooting begins in the Bahamas on the Beatles' second film, "Help!"
May 12 Filming of Help! is completed.
Jun 11 Beatles are named to the MBE order (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for boosting industry and tourism. Many members of the Order returned their medals in protest.
Jun 24 John’s second book “A Spaniard In The Works” is published.
Jul 29 "Help!" opens in London. It opens in the US on August 11. It cost $1.5 million.
Aug 06 The album "Help!" is released in the UK and becomes a number one hit, so as in the US.
Aug 13 Beatles begin their third American tour.
Aug 15 Shea Stadium, Beatles biggest concert ever: 55,000 people, $304,000 in tickets $160,000 to the band.
Aug 27 Beatles meet Elvis Presley, at his Bel Air house
Sep 13 Zak Starkey was born to Ringo and Maureen, at the Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, Hammersmith, London.
Dec 03 The album "Rubber Soul," is released in the U.K. and hits number one there and in the US.
Jan 21 George married model Pattie Boyd (who he’d met when shooting A Hard Days Night), at the Esher Register Office, Surrey. Brian and Paul are best men.
[glow=red,2,300]Mar 4 [/glow]Kenwood. John told Maureen Cleave from London’s Evening Standard newspaper that the Beatles were “more popular than Jesus”, which was published out of context. (See Articles) How Does a Beatle Live? John Lennon Lives Like This
May 01 Performance in the New Musical Express Poll Winner's Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, which was their last British performance until 1969.
Jun 17 Paul buys a farm in Kintyre, Scotland
Jun 20 The Yesterday and Today album, featuring the original butcher cover, was released then quickly recalled so Capitol Records could replace it with something less shocking. The remaining already sold butcher cover are avid seek by collectors.
Jul 03 Trip to Manila. On arriving, they are taken to a dock and separated from their luggage for half an hour.
Jul 04 Brian decides that the Beatles should not attend a reception organized by Imelda Marcos, Manila’s First Lady, who took it as an offense, and so do the whole population. 4:00pm and 8:30pm: Concerts at the Araneta Collosseum.
Jul 23 Harold Wilson re-opens the Cavern Club
Jul 31 US `Datebook' magazine publishes John declarations on Christianism.
Aug 04 The government of South Africa establishes a prohibition of radio broadcasting Beatles records, because of John’s declarations. The ban was maintained for several years.
Aug 05 The album “Revolver” is released.
Aug 11 Beatles take off for their fourth and final tour of America. A firecracker went off during one show, and they thought KKK members were shooting them at.
Aug 12 Beatles hold a press conference and John apologizes for his remarks.
Aug 13 Public Beatles' records burning bonfires organized by the North American radio station `Coob'. thousands of teens burn Beatles records and merchandising
Aug 29 Beatles played their last US concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Nov 08 John meets Yoko Ono for the first time at one of her art exhibits at the Indica Gallery, London.
Mar 11 Beatles receive 3 Grammy Awards, for Eleanor Rigby, Michelle, and the Revolver cover. It is reported that Yesterday have 446 different versions recorded so far.
May 15 Paul attends a performance of Georgie Fame and the Blue Fames at the Bag O'Nails, meeting Linda Eastman for the first time.
[glow=red,2,300]May 25 [/glow]John's Rolls Royce receives the famous psychedelic paint.
Jun 01 The album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released, holding the number one slot in the UK for 27 weeks and for 19 in the US. It receives four Grammy Awards, including Best Album.
Jun 25 Beatles star in "Our World," a two-hour satellite television program transmitted live by satellite to five continents and 24 countries. They perform "All You Need is Love." This was the first live television satellite program to air worldwide, having an audience of 400 millions of people.
[glow=red,2,300]Jun 29 [/glow]John was photographed at Kenwood during an exclusive 'at home' session with photographer Leslie Bryce he posed for familiar shots - many with son Julian - such as standing next to his psychedelically painted Rolls-Royce, sat by the swimming pool, playing in his music room, on a rocking horse in the nursery and in the garden - with several changes of clothes. By now he was taking LSD to the point of inducing what would now be recognised as an 'ecstasy' like high and having all but surrendered his ego to a Beatle void..
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Aug 19 Jason Starkey was born to Ringo and Maureen.
Aug 27 Brian Epstein is found dead in his apartment in London from an overdose of sleeping pills. The Beatles learn of his death while they are visiting the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Bangor, Wales.
Sep 01 Beatles announce that they are managing themselves from now on and they are forming their own company, Apple.
Nov 08 New York premiere of `How I Won The War', starring John. He said later that he first thought of quitting The Beatles when he was shooting this movie in Spain.
Nov 09 First issue of `Rolling Stone'. John as Private Gripweed is on the cover.
Nov 27 The album "Magical Mystery Tour” is released in the US where it hits number one. It is released in the U.K. eleven days later as an EP disc, without three singles.
Dec 07 Apple opens at 94 Baker Street.
Dec 26 "Magical Mystery Tour," the Beatles' hour-long television special, airs in the UK, where it is seen by approximately 14 million viewers and not liked by critics. The BBC broadcast the full-coloured special in black&white.
Jan 22 Apple Corps was formed. All of the Beatles records after this date were to be released by Apple Records.
Feb 4 First and only fans participation on a recording session invited, by Paul, to contribute for Across the Universe.
15-19 Feb Beatles travel to Rishikesh, India, to attend a seminar hosted by Maharishi at his center. After 12 days, Ringo and Maureen left. The remaining Beatles remain there, until a nasty rumor involving the Maharishi spreads around the compound. They left, and denounced the Maharishi publicly.
Apr 27 John and Paul appear on the cover of Rolling Stone.
May 14 John and Paul appear on "The Tonight Show" (with host Joe Garagiola filling in for Johnny Carson) to announce that their company, Apple, desires to help young unknown artists.
[glow=red,2,300]May 19 [/glow]Cynthia Lennon away in Greece and Tony Cox in France, John privately entertained Yoko at 'Kenwood' by recording what would become their Two Virgins album in John's upstairs music studio - a room that was equipped with several tape recorders, an organ, a piano, a Mellotron and various guitars.
[glow=red,2,300]May 20 [/glow]Cynthia returned to find the two of them sat together in the 'Sunroom'.
May 31 The recording sessions for The Beatles (White Album) start. Yoko Ono accompanies John everywhere. Paul, George, and Ringo do not appreciate that. The Beatles began to concentrate more on their own solo work, instead of on the group.
Jul 01 John opens his first art exhibit “You Are Here (To Yoko From John Lennon, With Love)”.
Jul 17 "Yellow Submarine," the animated film, premieres in London. It opens in America a few months later.
Jul 20 Jane Asher announces on the BBC the end of her engagement with Paul
Aug 22 Ringo quits the band during the White Album sessions feeling that he’s not good enough and is been left out by the others; after much apologizing by John, Paul and George he returned to Abbey Road to find his drum set covered in flowers.
Aug 30 "Hey Jude"/"Revolution" single is released. It’s considered the highest selling single ever at the time.
Oct 18 John and Yoko are arrested for possession of marijuana in their flat at Montague Square. They are found guilty and have to pay a fine.
Oct 26 The Beatles appear again on Rolling Stone’s cover.
Nov 08 John and Cynthia's divorce is finalized.
Nov 09 Apple releases John and Yoko's Unfinished Music Vol. 1: Two Virgins. It is sold in a brown wrapper, to cover John and Yoko’s naked picture.
Nov 22 The album "The Beatles" ('White Album') is released and went straight to number one in The UK and US.
Nov 23 Lennon and Yoko appear on the Rolling Stone’s cover.
[glow=red,2,300]Dec 10 [/glow]Kenwood was put up for sale following John and Cynthia's divorce on the 8th November. Yoko moved out of Hanover Gate soon after the night of Two Virgins.
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