The Beatles This Week: December 6 – December 12
This Week In Beatles History
December 6 – December 12
Did you ever wonder about what The Beatles were up to on a week-to-week basis? Are you a Beatles trivia buff? Test your knowledge here as you look at what happened to The Beatles in a specific week in time.
December 7, 1963 – “With The Beatles” topped the British charts and remained there for 21 weeks.
December 12, 1963 – The Beatles became the first ever act to knock themselves off the UK charts when “I Want To Hold Your Hand” replaced “She Loves You.”
December 9, 1964 – “Beatles For Sale” entered the LP charts at Number 1.
December 12, 1965 – The band played at the Capitol Center in Cardiff. It was the final show of their last British tour.
December 8, 1980 – John Lennon was killed outside his home in the Dakota building in New York City. He was shot four times at close range by Mark David Chapman.