The Beatles’ diary -- 3rd September 1964

Thursday, 3rd September 1964

UK singles chart
  1. Have I The Right? – Honeycombs
  2. Do Wah Diddy Diddy – Manfred Mann
  3. I Won’t Forget You – Jim Reeves
  4. You Really Got Me – The Kinks
  5. A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles
UK albums chart
  1. A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles
  2. Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones
  3. Wonderful Life – Cliff Richard
  4. West Side Story – Original Soundtrack
  5. The Bachelors And 16 Great Songs – The Bachelors

Performance at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum in Indianapolis, USA, attended by 29,337 people, as part of their First American Tour. They played Twist And Shout, You Can’t Do That, All My Loving, She Loves You, Things We Said Today, Roll Over Beethoven, Can’t Buy Me Love, If I Fell, I Want To Hold Your Hand, Boys, A Hard Day’s Night and Long Tall Sally.

3rd: The famous American psychic, Jeane Dixon (who successfully foretold that President Kennedy would get assassinated) predicted that The Beatles would crash en route to Denver. The Beatles successfully predicted that she was mad.

Selected questions from various press conferences: Sept 1964

Q: It’s been said that the girls are screaming because they are actually revolting against their parents. Do you take any credit for that?
Paul: No. They’ve been revolting for years.
Q: How do you stand on the Draft?
John: About five foot, eleven inches.
Q: What do you do with your long hair in the shower?
Ringo: Get it wet, dry it with a towel and rub it.
Q: What would happen to you if the police didn’t protect you?
Ringo: I think they’d try and kill us!
Mal Evans: The fans are …

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