Did you ever wonder about what The Beatles were up to on a week-to-week basis? Are you a Beatles trivia buff? Test your knowledge at PlanetRetro’s “Beatles This Week” as you look at what happened to The Beatles in a specific week in time.
December 7, 1963 – “With The Beatles” topped the British charts and remained there for 21 weeks.
December 12, 1963 – The Beatles became the first ever act to knock themselves off the UK charts when “I Want To Hold Your Hand” replaced “She Loves You.”
December 9, 1964 – “Beatles For Sale” entered the LP charts at Number 1.
December 12, 1965 – The band played at the Capitol Centre in Cardiff. It was the final show of their last British tour.
December 8, 1980 – John Lennon was killed outside his home in the Dakota building in New York City. He was shot four times at close range by Mark David Chapman.
Taken from PlanetRetro’s “Beatles This Week”