Eleanor Rigby

Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, August 18, 1966 spending 4 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Paul McCartney wrote most of this song. He got the name "Eleanor" from actress Eleanor Bron, who appeared in the 1965 Beatles film Help!. "Rigby" came to him when he was in Bristol, England and spotted a store: Rigby and Evens Ltd Wine and Spirit Shippers.

Eleanor Rigby FAQs

Who sang Eleanor Rigby?

Eleanor Rigby was performed by The Beatles

What year did Eleanor Rigby get to the UK number 1 spot?

Eleanor Rigby first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, August 18, 1966

How long was Eleanor Rigby at number 1 in the UK?

Eleanor Rigby spent 4 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.