The Beatles’ diary -- 27th March 1965

Saturday, 27th March 1965

UK singles chart
  1. The Last Time – The Rolling Stones
  2. It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
  3. Silhouettes – Herman’s Hermits
  4. Come And Stay With Me – Marianne Faithfull
  5. Goodbye My Love – The Searchers
UK albums chart
  1. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  2. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  3. Sandie – Sandie Shaw
  4. Best Of Jim Reeves – Jim Reeves
  5. Kinda Kinks – The Kinks

John and George had their first encounter with LSD. Apparently their dentist-mate spiked their after-dinner drinks with an impregnated sugar-cube. Cynthia said: “I’ll always remember walking into the man’s drawing room, and there were four lumps of sugar arranged along the mantelpiece. We all had a delicious dinner with lots of wine. When coffee came, one of the four sugar lumps was put into each of the cups. It was as if we had suddenly found ourselves in the middle of a horror film. The room seemed to get bigger and bigger. It was a horrifying experience that I will never ever forget, an ‘Alice In Wonderland’ experience. I felt as though the bottom was falling out of my world. I never felt closer to insanity than I did then. Our host seemed to change into a demon. We were all …

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