The Beatles’ diary -- 10th February 1965

Wednesday, 10th February 1965

UK singles chart
  1. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – The Righteous Brothers
  2. Tired Of Waiting For You – The Kinks
  3. Go Now – The Moody Blues
  4. Come Tomorrow – Manfred Mann
  5. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Cilla Black
UK albums chart
  1. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  2. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  3. Kinks – The Kinks
  4. Lucky 13 Shades Of Val Doonican – Val Doonican
  5. The Bachelors And 16 Great Songs – The Bachelors

Brian announced that The Beatles third movie would be based on a novel by Richard Condon, called ‘A Talent For Loving’. The story was set in 1871, and featured a horse race over hundreds of miles. They were supposed to start filming it in October, but Brian postponed it in June, and on the 13th December the project was quietly abandoned – a martyr to their heavy schedule. John said: “Walter Shenson thinks we’re still considering the film, but as far as I’m concerned, it’s scrapped. The original book was great, but the script they showed us turned out lousy.” They almost agreed on another script called ‘Shades Of A Personality’, where they’d be playing four facets of the same character… but that was dumped as well.

Paul said: “We’ve had a few ideas for writing our own film …

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