I Want to Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, December 12, 1963 spending 5 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This was the first Beatles song to catch on in America. In 1963, the Beatles became stars in England, but couldn't break through in the US. The song rose up the chart, and on February 1, 1964, hit #1. It sold better in the first 10 days of release in the US than any other British single, and remains the best-selling Beatles single in the United States, moving over 12 million copies. This was one of John Lennon's favorite Beatles songs. It starts with a falling melody, which is typical of Lennon's songwriting, and ends with a cadence with a quarter-interval: "I'll think you'll understand."
Who sang I Want to Hold Your Hand?
I Want to Hold Your Hand was performed by The Beatles
What year did I Want to Hold Your Hand get to the UK number 1 spot?
I Want to Hold Your Hand first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, December 12, 1963
How long was I Want to Hold Your Hand at number 1 in the UK?
I Want to Hold Your Hand spent 5 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.