The Beatles’ diary -- 28th April 1965

Wednesday, 28th April 1965

UK singles chart
  1. Ticket To Ride – The Beatles
  2. Here Comes The Night – Them
  3. The Minute You’re Gone – Cliff Richard
  4. Concrete And Clay – Unit Four Plus Two
  5. Little Things – Dave Berry
UK albums chart
  1. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  2. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  3. Kinda Kinks – The Kinks
  4. Mary Poppins – Original Soundtrack
  5. The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan – Bob Dylan

John came face-to-face with the knicker-wetting, leather-wearing Welsh wizard, Tom Jones, on the set of TV’s ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’. His well-known song ‘It’s Not Unusual’ had just entered the charts and it’s safe to say that John wasn’t it’s biggest-ever fan… Tom said: “When I first went on there with ‘It’s Not Unusual’ the Beatles were on there as well. And we all had to do a camera rehearsal in the afternoon. So I’m sitting there waiting for the Beatles to come out, just to see them close up. And John Lennon came up, gives me a look and sings, ‘It’s not a unicorn, it’s an elephant,’ you know, taking the piss. He says to me, ‘How are you doing, you Welsh poof?’ I said, ‘You Scouse bastard! Come up here and I’ll show you…’ And Gordon Mills [Tom’s manager] said, ‘It’s his sense …

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