Daily Archives: February 15, 2014

‘Meet The Beatles’ album by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago today (Feb 15 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Meet The Beatles!" (U.S. Stereo LP - Capitol) [Full Album]'

(Saturday, February 15, 1964)Meet the Beatles! by The Beatles peaked at #1 on Billboard‘s 200 album charts for 11 weeks (Feb. 15/22/29, March 7/14/21/28, April 4/11/18/25, 1964). It was the group’s first of a record (that still stands 50 years later) 19 number one albums on the chart (1964-2001).

‘My Bonnie’ by Tony Sheridan and The Beatles debuts at #67 in USA 50 years ago today (Feb 15 1964)

(Saturday, February 15, 1964)“My Bonnie” by The Beatles debuted at #67 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart. Recorded in 1961 with Pete Best on drums, it was the group’s sixth appearance on the Hot 100 singles chart in five weeks, following “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “She Loves You,” “Please Please Me” and “I Saw Her Standing There.”

‘The Beatles with Tony Sheridan & Guests’ album debuts at #147 in USA 50 years ago today (Feb 15 1964)


Video: 'Tony Sheridan & The Beatles - My Bonnie (My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean) (2011 Remaster)'

(Saturday, February 15, 1964)The Beatles with Tony Sheridan & Guests, featuring four tracks by Tony Sheridan and The Beatles (recorded in 1961), debuted at #147 on today’s Billboard‘s 200 album chart, the group’s third appearance on the chart in as many weeks. Continue reading ‘The Beatles with Tony Sheridan & Guests’ album debuts at #147 in USA 50 years ago today (Feb 15 1964)

Allied assault on Monte Cassino, Italy, begins 70 years ago today (Feb 15 1944)


Video: '1944 The Destruction of the Abby of Monte Cassino I'

(Tuesday, February 15, 1944; during the Battle of Monte Cassino, part of the Winter Line and the battle for Rome of the Italian Campaign of World War II) — The historic monastery at Monte Cassino in Italy was bombed by the Allies today in an effort to root the Germans from their strategically superior hilltop post. Though the monastery is destroyed, the Germans tenaciously hold the hill. Continue reading Allied assault on Monte Cassino, Italy, begins 70 years ago today (Feb 15 1944)