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1964

1/10/1964 Capitol issues “Introducing …. The Beatles” album
1/20/1964 Vee-Jay issues “Meet The Beatles” album
1/25 “I Want to Hold Your Hand” jumped from #45 to #3
2/2 “I Want to Hold Your Hand” #1
2/9 Beatles appear on Ed Sullivan
2/29 3 Beatles in top 10 (“She Loves You” #2 and “Please Please Me #3) – Dusty Springfield’s “I Only Want to Be With You #14
3/14 “I Saw Her Standing There” #15, Dave Clark Five “Glad All Over” #20
3/21 “Twist & Shout” from #55 to #7
3/28 Beatles #1-4 “She Loves You”, “I Want To Hold Your Hand”, “Twist and Shout”, and “Please Please Me”; The Searchers “Needles and Pins” #20
4/4 “Can’t Buy Me Love” jumps from #27 to #1 – top five are Beatles
4/11 “Do You Want to Know a Secret” enters at #14
4/18 “Bits And Pieces by Dave Clark Five #11
4/25 two Dave Clark Five in top ten:  “Glad All Over” #6 and “Bits and Pieces” #7
5/9 The Beatles’ “Love Me Do” moves from #32 to #12; Louie Armstrong’s “Hello Dolly” ends Beatles 14 week run at #1
5/16 Billy J. Kramer’s “Little Children” enters at #16
5/23 “P.S. I Love You” moves from #32 to #15; Dave Clark Five’s “Do You Love Me” #18; Peter & Gordon’s “A World Without Love” enters top ten
6/13 “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying” by Gerry & The Pacemakers #20
6/20    “Bad to Me” by Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas #16
6/26  Capitol issues soundtrack album to “A Hard Day’s Night”
6/27  “A World Without Love” becomes first non Beatles song of the “invasion” to reach #1 (written by Lennon & McCartney); Dave Clark Five’s “Can’t You See That She’s Mine” #16
7/4 The Searchers’ “Don’t Throw Your Love Away” #18
7/10 “A Hard Days Night” soundtrack released
7/18 Dusty Springfield’s “Wishin’ And Hopin’” #12; Peter & Gordon’s “Nobody I Know” #15
7/25 The Beatles’ “A Hard Days Night” jumps from #21 to #2
8/1 “A Hard Days Night” becomes #1
8/15 “The House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals #10; “How Do You Do It” by Gerry & The Pacemakers  #16
8/22 The Beatles “Ain’t She Sweet” #19 and “And I Love Her” #17
9/5 “House of the Rising Sun” becomes #1
9/19 “Do Wah Diddy Diddy” by Manfred Mann jumps from #31 to #9
9/26 Chad & Jeremy’s “A Summer Song” #18; Dave Clark Five’s “Because” #17
10/3 “Matchbox” by The Beatles #18
10/17 “Do Wah Diddy Diddy” becomes #1; “Have I the Right?” by The Honeycombs #20
10/24 “Tobacco Road” by The Nashville Teens #15
10/31 Peter & Gordon’s “I Don’t Want to See You Again” #20; The Dave Clark Five’s “Everybody Knows” #19; Gerry & The Pacemakers’ “I Like It” #18
11/7 “You Really Got Me” by The Kinks #20; The Animals’ “I’m Crying” #19
11/14 first Rolling Stones in the top twenty, “Time Is On My Side” #18; The Zombies’ “She’s Not There” #9
11/21 “I’m Into Something Good” by Herman’s Hermits #20
12/5 “Sha La La” by Manfred Mann #19
12/12 The Beatles’ “I Feel Fine” #5
12/19 The Beatles’ “She’s A Woman” #14; “Any Way You Want It” by The Dave Clark Five #19
12/26 “I Feel Fine” becomes fifth Beatles song to reach #1; The Searchers’ “Love Potion Number Nine” jumps from #30 to #11