US release of The Beatles' LP, The Beatles Again, later reissued as Hey Jude (Apple). When first released, the cover had the title Hey Jude, but the label had the title The Beatles Again. Songs: Can't Buy Me Love, I Should Have Known Better, Paperback Writer, Rain, Lady Madonna, Revolution, Hey Jude, Old Brown Shoe, Don't Let Me Down, and The Ballad of John and Yoko. 33 weeks on Billboard chart; highest position #2.
Also on this day - According to a New York newspaper, John Lennon has slammed the Toronto Peace Festival, claiming the profits aren't being used toward peace initiatives, but to line the promoter's pockets. His album Live Peace in Toronto, however, recently went top 10.