The Beatles’ diary -- 16th September 1966

Friday, 16th September 1966

UK singles chart
  1. Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
  2. All Or Nothing – The Small Faces
  3. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
  4. They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha-Haa – Napoleon XIV
  5. Too Soon To Know – Roy Orbison
UK albums chart
  1. Revolver – The Beatles
  2. The Sound Of Music – Original Soundtrack
  3. Pet Sounds – The Beach Boys
  4. Blonde On Blonde – Bob Dylan
  5. Paradise Hawaiian Style – Elvis Presley

John took a break from filming, and took the night-train to Paris to spend a weekend with Paul and Brian. “We went to a flea market and went on a bus there, and did all the things that I haven’t done in a long time. It was great!” A little while later he tried going to the movies as well: “I did a trial run with Ringo. We went to the pictures, for the first time in years and years, ever since we lived in Liverpool. We went to see a Morcambe and Wise film in Esher. We chose a matinee, thinking that it would be quiet, but we forgot that the schools were off and it was packed. We didn’t see the whole film. We just had an ice cream, and left. But nobody bothered us. It was just a practice run. I might go more often now… We went on a bus as well. We just decided to try it, to see if we …

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