Brit-pop band's best selling single ever hits number one today in 1964

This song, by an iconic British rock band, didn’t get to go straight to number one on the charts because their previous single was still holding on!

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It did eventually get there today in 1964 and remained at the top of the pops for seven weeks.

It became the band’s best selling single of all time, which was quite a feat considering they had a myriad of worldwide chart toppers.

This was also their first song to reach number one on the American charts and begin the great “British Invasion” in music.

Do you know which Beatles hit this is?

 

Listen to “I Want to Hold Your Hand” below: