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This Week in History: The Beatles Monopolized the Charts

This week marks the first time the band dominated the charts over five decades ago. In this Fuse exclusive, we look back at their record-breaking success

The Beatles will hold their crown for being one of the biggest and most influential bands for the rest of eternity, and this week marks the first time the Fab Four took over the charts more than five decades ago!

Here are a few memorable stats about the band's chart success:

  • They dominated each of the Top 5 positions on the Billboard Hot 100, a feat that has yet to be duplicated
  • The group has 20 career chart-toppers
  • Popular songs include "Can't Buy Me Love" and "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"

Once you've watched This Week in Historyclick here to test your knowledge on everything Beatles and jam out to this playlist featuring classic John Lennon covers.

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