Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #154 - 2/4/04

The Beatles in 1964


1. The Beatles were first seen on U.S. TV on January 3, 1964, on what show?: "Jack Paar Show"
2. On February 1, 1964, the Beatles had their first Number One hit in the United States. What was it?:
"I Want to Hold Your Hand"
3. At what airport did the Beatles land on February 7, 1964?
: Kennedy (New York)
4. Of "All My Loving," "She Loves You," "Twist and Shout," and "I Want to Hold Your Hand," which song was not played on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964?
: "Twist and Shout"
5. The Beatles played their first American concert on February 11, 1964, in what city?
: Washington, D.C.
6. What was the first Beatles album to top the United States album charts, beginning in February 1964?
: "Meet the Beatles!"
7. What was the name of the poetry book written by John Lennon and published in April 1964?
: "In His Own Write"
8. What Beatles song was a Number One hit in May 1964?
: "Love Me Do"
9. Did the movie "A Hard Day's Night," released in July 1964, get any Academy Award nominations?
: Yes, two
10. Who is 'very clean?'
: "Paul's grandfather"
11. What Peter and Gordon song topped the United States charts in July 1964, becoming the first Lennon/McCartney non-Beatles Number One?
: "A World Without Love"
12. Of "The Beatles' Second Album," "A Hard Day's Night," and "Something New," which did not go to Number One in the United States in 1964?
: "Something New"
13. In what month did the Beatles begin their second North American tour?
: August 1964
14. The album called "The Beatles Vs." what American band peaked at number 142 on the charts in October 1964?
: The Four Seasons
15. What Beatle album hit Number One in the U.K. in December 1964?
: "Beatles for Sale"
16. Which Beatle had his tonsils out in December 1964?
: Ringo
17. What Beatles song was Number One in the United States at the end of the year?
: "I Feel Fine"

Bonus:What five Beatles songs held positions 1-5 in the United States during the week of April 4, 1964?: #1, "Can't Buy Me Love," #2, "Twist and Shout," #3, "She Loves You," #4, "I Want to Hold Your Hand," #5, "Please Please Me"

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