The Beatles’ diary -- 14th March 1965

Sunday, 14th March 1965

UK singles chart
  1. It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
  2. I’ll Never Find Another You – The Seekers
  3. Silhouettes – Herman’s Hermits
  4. I’ll Stop At Nothing – Sandie Shaw
  5. Game Of Love – Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
UK albums chart
  1. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  2. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  3. Best Of Jim Reeves – Jim Reeves
  4. Lucky 13 Shades Of Val Doonican – Val Doonican
  5. Cilla – Cilla Black

Mal Evans remembered his swimming scene: “They put a big hole in the ice and it was really freezing! What I had to do was go down, under the water, and then come up and say, ‘White cliffs of Dover?’ And then, go down again. So, the first time I go down, I come up and I can’t talk. I’m just frozen to the bone. I can’t talk at all. So, I had to do it again and I come up the next time and I say the words okay, but I can’t stay down while they finish the shot. I kept bobbing up. So, the third time, they put a big iron weight in the bottom of the hole and Dick Lester says, ‘Hang on to it as long as you can while we finish the shot.’ So, I come up, say the line, ‘White cliffs of Dover?’ and hang on until I’m blue in the face, and they’re all shouting, ‘You can come up, Mal.’ But, of …

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