(Thursday, June 26, 1975) — A 60-second TV commercial to promote the Venus And Mars album by (former Beatle) Paul McCartney and his band Wings, directed by Karel Reisz at a private house in Holland Park, London the previous month, debuted tonight across the UK ITV network.
(Saturday, June 26, 1965) — “Mr. Tambourine Man” by The Byrds (the group’s first appearance on the chart) peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. The Byrds’ version of “Mr. Tambourine Man” was listed as the number 79 song on Rolling Stone‘s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
(Saturday, June 26, 1965) — Beatles VI, by The Beatles debuted at #149 on Billboard‘s 200 album chart. (click here to listen to the full album). It was the group’s 13th appearance on the chart since Feb. 1, 1964.