Daily Archives: December 26, 2014

‘I Feel Fine’ by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago today (Dec 26 1964)

(Saturday, December 26, 1964)“I Feel Fine” by The Beatles peaked today at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Dec. 26, 1964, January 2, 1965).

It was the group’s sixth of a record 20 number one hits on the chart (1964-1970) and set the record for the most number-one singles in a calendar year (six) and the record for composing the most number one singles in a calendar year (seven, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney).

U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne relieved 70 years ago this hour (Dec 26 1944)

Video: 'WW2: The Battle of the Bulge' (Dec. 26, 1944, at 33:34)

(Tuesday, December 26, 1944, 5:15 p.m. local time; during the Battle of the Bulge on the Western Front of World War II) — The embattled U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne, Belgium, was relieved today by units of the 4th Armored Division. Continue reading U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Bastogne relieved 70 years ago this hour (Dec 26 1944)