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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 7, 1965 (Sunday)-

The Beatles filmed at what, in the movie, they assumed to be a temple, and what, in real life, they assumed to be a disused army camp. In fact, it was a ramshackle hospital for handicapped children and old people, the state of which disgusted the Beatle.)

Source: The Complete Beatles Chronicle - Mark Lewisohn

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 6, 1965 (Saturday)-

The Beatles filmed at Nassau International Airport, descending airplane steps and madly taking photographs of each other.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 5, 1965 (Friday)-

The Beatles filmed sequences at a number of locations on the island and at some cloisters, concentrating in particular on the scenes where John, Paul, and George scour the island calling out "Ringo!"

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 4, 1965 (Thursday)-

The Beatles continue filming on Cabbage Beach and Victoria Beach.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 3, 1965 (Wednesday)-

While the Beatles were filming, this is what the charts looked like the first week of March 1965....

Top #5 songs in the USA

  • The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
  • Petula Clark - Downtown
  • Gary Lewis and the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
  • The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
  • The Temptations - My Girl

Top #5 songs in the UK

  • Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual
  • The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
  • Herman's Hermits - Silhouettes
  • Sandie Shaw - I'll Stop At Nothing
  • Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Game Of Love
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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 2, 1965 (Tuesday)-

The Beatles continued filming on Cabbage Beach and Victoria Beach, shooting in particular the final sequence in the film, where Ringo is staked out on the sand.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: March 1, 1965 (Monday)-

The Beatles continued filming and returned the next day to Paradise Island to shoot at a French restaurant called Cafe Martinique. Also, Ringo was filmed with Professor Foot (Victor Spinetti), Algernon (Roy Kinnear) and Ahme (Eleanor Bron) on a schooner morred offshore.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 28, 1965 (Sunday)-

The Beatles filmed on Cabbage Beach on Paradise Island, returning there the next day to shoot at a French gourmet restaurant called Cafe Martinique.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 27, 1965 (Saturday)-

The Beatles worked both days of the weekend while in the Bahamas which were spent shooting on Balmoral Island, including a sequence miming to "Another Girl".

Meanwhile........

Top 20 Song Chart for February 27, 1965

Eight Days A Week by The Beatles leaps from number 6 to hit number one this week. The Temptations becomes second on the top 20 this week with My Girl, up from 3. This Diamond Ring brings Gary Lewis And The Playboys down to number 3 with last week's number one song.

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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 26, 1965 (Friday)-

Today was an especially busy day. Ringo was filming at the yacht basin and in front of the Post Office on Bay Street, George and Ringo at the kapok tree-house in the gardens of the Royal Victoria Hotel, and John running out of the public library shouting "Ringo!" (Non-Beatles action also took place this day at the swampland at Lake Cunningham, where the prison-camp sequences were filmed).

The Complete Beatles Chronicle - Mark Lewisohn (Source)

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