The single entered the UK charts on 15 April. The following week reached number one, where it remained for three weeks. In all it spent 12 weeks in the hit parade.
Ticket To Ride was released on 19 April 1965 in the United States.
Also on this day...
- 2011: Publishers announced for The Lennon Letters
- 1973: US single release: My Love by Paul McCartney and Wings
- 1970: Apple denies that Paul McCartney has left The Beatles
- 1969: The Beatles’ penultimate photo session
- 1967: Paul McCartney flies from Denver to Los Angeles
- 1965: Filming: Help!
- 1964: Filming: A Hard Day’s Night
- 1963: Live: Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn, London
- 1963: Television: Tuesday Rendezvous
- 1963: Radio: Pop Inn
- 1961: Live: Top Ten Club, Hamburg
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