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Beatles 50th Blog

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 11, 1965 (Wednesday)

Beatles movie ""Help"" opens in NYC

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 10, 1965 (Tuesday)

The number one song on the UK Singles Chart on August 10, 1965 was Help!

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 9, 1965 (Monday)

Actual Contest - To see the Beatles at Shea Stadium (next week) on August 15th.....

Radio news - Since last week, WMCA in New York

has been giving away tickets to see the Beatles at

Shea Stadium on the nighttime Gary Stevens show

(7p-11p). Listeners have to guess which Beatle is

going to “talk to them” next on WMCA. A random

continuous-loop tape of either John, Paul, George or

Ringo will be played and if you guess, you and a

friend are in Shea Stadium to see the Fab Four Sunday night! Check out

WMCA’s goodguy smile!

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 8, 1965 (Sunday)

The Beatles enjoyed this Sunday off - 50 years ago.......today

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 7, 1965 (Saturday)

These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1965. ... August 7, "I'm Henry VIII, I Am", Herman's Hermits. August 14, "I Got You Babe", Sonny & Cher. August 21. August 28. September 4, "Help!" The Beatles. September 11.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 6, 1965 (Friday)

The Beatles' fifth UK album, Help! was released on this day as Parlophone PMC 1255 (mono) and PCS 3071 (stereo).

Following the structure of the previous year's A Hard Day's Night the previous year, the first side of Help! featured seven songs from The Beatles' second feature film. The flip side contained another seven songs - including Paul McCartney's instant classic Yesterday - recorded over the same period.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 5, 1965 (Thursday)

In the UK, "Help!" is the number one hit.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 4, 1965 (Wednesday)
The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 3, 1965 (Tuesday)

Day of rest for the Beatles

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: August 2, 1965 (Monday)

The Beatles - Nothing to report today, 50 years ago