1966 - In Birmingham, AL, citizens burned Beatles albums and memorabilia. The incident arose from a John Lennon interview with Maureen Cleave in "Datebook" magazine.
1968 - The Beatles' Apple Boutique in London closed after heavy losses.
AND TO WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK...
(Music that may have some relevance to items also on this page, or may just reflect my mood on the day)