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The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 16, 1966 (Sunday)

  We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 15, 1966 (Saturday)

We Can Work It Out' number 1, 2nd and last continued week (Billboard).

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 14, 1966 (Friday)

The #1 song in the US on January 14, 1966

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 13, 1966 (Thursday)

Ringo Starr and John Lennon leave England for a vacation in Trinidad.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 12, 1966 (Wednesday)

People in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 11, 1966 (Tuesday)

Top Hits - 50 years ago today

                                                           
  1. The Sounds of Silence -   Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)                                  
                  
  2. We Can Work It Out - The Beatles (Capitol)                  
  3. As Tears Go By - The Rolling Stones (London)               
  4. You Didn't Have to Be So Nice -   The Lovin' The Lovin' Spoonful                      
                              
  5. The Duck - Jackie Lee (Mirwood)                            
  6. Turn! Turn! Turn! - The Byrds (Columbia)                    
  7. She's Just My Style - Gary Lewis & the Playboys (Liberty)  
  8. The Men In My Little Girl's Life - Mike Douglas (Epic)     
  9. Flowers On the Wall - The Statler Brothers (Columbia)      
 10. A Must to Avoid - Herman's Hermits (MGM)                   
The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 10, 1966 (Monday)

Brian Epstein is appointed a director of Lennon Books Limited, John Lennon’s book royalty collection company.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 9, 1966 (Sunday)

People in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 8, 1966 (Saturday)

We Can Work It Out becomes the #1 single in the US.

The Beatles' album Rubber Soul is #1 in the US. It remains at #1 for six weeks and stays on the charts for 56 weeks. Rubber Soul is the seventh Beatles LP to reach #1 in the US (the other six are Meet the Beatles, The Beatles Second Album, A Hard Day's Night, Beatles '65, Beatles VI, and Help!).

Also 50 years Ago - John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr attend a party thrown by Mick Jagger at his London townhouse.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: January 7, 1966 (Friday)

We Can Work It Out - Number One!