The Beatles occupy the Billboard Hot 100 top five

9.00am, Saturday 4 April 1964 (50 years ago)

In an achievement unlikely to ever be equalled, for the week of 4 April 1964 The Beatles occupied the top five positions of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In all they had 12 places on the US chart.

The chart placings were as follows, with the respective record labels in brackets:

There were also two Beatles tribute records on the list: We Love You Beatles by The Carefrees at 42, and A Letter To The Beatles by The Four Preps at 85.

The following week two more Beatles singles entered the chart: There’s A Place (at 74) and Love Me Do (81).

2 Responses to “The Beatles occupy the Billboard Hot 100 top five”

  1. tom

    All those songs above would be enough to make a Beatles album. All in mono.

    “The Week That Was April 4 1964″

    Add There’s A Place and Love Me Do.

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  2. Craig Bustin

    Wasn’t “My Bonnie” by Tony Sheridan with the Beatles also in the Hot 100 the week of April 4, 1964?

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