Beatles take Top Five!

On this day in music history: April 4, 1964 – The Beatles make chart history when they become the only act to ever place singles in the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. “Can’t Buy Me Love” leaps from #27 to #1, “Twist And Shout” moves up to #2, “She Loves You” (#1 the previous week) falls back to #3, “I Want To Hold Your Hand” slips back two spots to #4 and “Please Please Me” moves down one spot to #5. In addition to dominating the top five, the band also holds down seven additional spots in that weeks chart. Then one week later on April 11, 1964, they occupy a total of fourteen chart positions on the Hot 100. The band having multiple singles in release on different labels at the time, make this unprecedented chart dominance possible, and to date, has never been duplicated by another recording artist. #thebeatles #billboardtopfivedomination #60s
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Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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