The Beatles’ diary -- 3rd March 1965

Wednesday, 3rd March 1965

UK singles chart
  1. I’ll Never Find Another You – The Seekers
  2. Game Of Love – Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
  3. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – The Animals
  4. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – The Righteous Brothers
  5. Tired Of Waiting For You – The Kinks
UK albums chart
  1. Beatles For Sale – The Beatles
  2. Rolling Stones No.2 – The Rolling Stones
  3. Best Of Jim Reeves – Jim Reeves
  4. Lucky 13 Shades Of Val Doonican – Val Doonican
  5. Kinks – The Kinks

George Martin received a small pay rise for his good work with The Beatles.

Selected questions from a press interview on the set of ‘Help!’, March 1965

Q: We’re on location with The Beatles, and they’re here to tell us about an exciting new movie. Tell us where we’re talking from this time…
John: We’re just talking on the set of the film we just finished in Nassau, Bahamas.
All: [Shouting] Help! Help!
Q: John, where did this title come from – ‘Help’?
John: It came out of Dick Lester’s mouth, it came. Our director, friends.
Ringo: I thought it came out of his shoe.
George: Well, Dick sort of slowly went up to us, one at a time, punching us, saying ‘It’s gonna be called HELP!’ And we said, ‘Yeah, that’s a great idea, Dick, sir… sir. We’ll call it that.’ And that’s how it …

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