The Beatles This Week: December 20 – December 26

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This Week In Beatles History

December 20 – December 26

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 26, 1961 – Billed as “The Beetles,” the band played at the Big Beat Ball in New Brighton.

December 24, 1963 – The first of the full stage production of “The Beatles Christmas Show” took place at the Astoria Cinema in London.

December 26, 1964 – “I Feel Fine” reached the top of the US charts, staying there for 3 weeks.

December 25, 1965 – The album “Rubber Soul” reached the top of the UK charts, staying there for nine weeks. Also, George proposed to his girlfriend, Pattie Boyd, who accepted.

December 22, 1966 – The song “Strawberry Fields Forever” was finally completed.

Last updated: Dec 20, 2009
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