Daily Archives: December 10, 2013

‘Say Say Say’ by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago today (12/10/1983)

(Saturday, December 10, 1983)“Say Say Say” by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for six weeks (Dec. 10/17/24/31, 1983; Jan. 7/14, 1984). It was McCartney’s ninth and final number one hit on the chart (1971-1984) after The Beatles (20 number hits from 1964 to 1970). It was Jackson’s sixth of 13 number one hits on the chart (1972-1995) after The Jackson 5 (four number one hits in 1970).

The Beatles interviewed for ‘Dateline London’ 50 years ago this evening (12/10/1963)

Image: Mather interviews The Beatles (Dec. 10, 1963)

(Tuesday, December 10, 1963, evening) — The Beatles were interviewed tonight at Doncaster’s Gaumont Cinema to Australian radio journalist Dibbs Mather for the BBC Transcription Service, to be broadcast overseas on the show Dateline London (click here to listen to the interview).