The Beatles performed two shows at the Paris Olympia on this day, topping a bill that also featured Trini Lopez and Sylvie Vartan. This was the 11th date of the group’s Parisian residency. Read more »
EMI’s German counterpart, Electrola Gesellschaft, wanted The Beatles to re-record the vocals on their biggest hits, She Loves You and I Want To Hold Your Hand, in German. Although The Beatles and George Martin thought this unnecessary, the recording session was originally scheduled to take place on this day. Read more »
The single, which had the catalogue number MGM K-13213, reached number 26 on the Billboard charts.
It had previously been issued by Decca with the catalogue number 31382, on 23 April 1962.