Performance at the Cavern, with the Collegians.
'Beatles Christmas Show', at the Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London.
'I Feel Fine' number 1, 6th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Another Beatles Christmas Show' at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (two performances).
US Gold certification: 'Day Tripper'/'We Can Work It Out'.
Studio 2. 7.00pm-1.00am. Recording: 'Penny Lane' (overdub onto take 7, tape reduction take 7 into take 8, overdub onto take 8, tape reduction take 8 into take 9). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
'Hello, Goodbye' number 1, 2nd week (Billboard).