The Beatles’ diary -- 27th April 1964

Monday, 27th April 1964

UK singles chart
  1. World Without Love – Peter & Gordon
  2. Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
  3. I Believe – The Bachelors
  4. Don’t Throw Your Love Away – The Searchers
  5. My Boy Lollipop – Millie
UK albums chart
  1. With The Beatles – The Beatles
  2. Stay With The Hollies – The Hollies
  3. West Side Story – Original Soundtrack
  4. Please Please Me – The Beatles
  5. Meet The Searchers – The Searchers

‘Love Me Do’ single – front cover ReleasedUSA single. Love Me Do Peak position: Billboard – #1; Cashbox – #1; Record World – #1

This was the day that ‘In His Own Write’ was published in the US. Brian also chose this day to split the shares in NEMS Enterprises. They were originally shared out between him and his brother Clive, but he wanted to reward the Beatles’ stirling work. So he ended up with 5,000, Clive took 4,000, and The Beatles had 250 each. (This was adjusted again in December ’65, when Brian took 7,000, Clive took 2,000, and the Beatles kept hold of their 250 each.) is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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