So basically, their first hit in the US was in '64. And their last originally recorded hit was in '69.The first Beatles singles released in the United States were Please Please Me/Ask Me Why (Vee Jay 498, February 7 1963), From Me To You/Thank You Girl (Vee Jay 522, May 6 1963) and She Loves You/I'll Get You (Swan 4152, September 16 1963). Pasadena top-40 station KRLA was one of the few stations that played From Me To You. It debuted at #46 on their July 14 Tunedex survey. Four weeks later it was #32. It dropped to #39 the following week. Nationally the song stalled at #116 in August.
I Want To Hold Your Hand (Capitol 5112, December 26 1963) became the Beatles' first US hit, spending seven weeks at number one in February-March 1964. The song debuted at number one on both the KRLA Tunedex and the KFWB Fabulous Forty. It was number one for siz weeks on KRLA and 11 weeks on KFWB. From Me To You reached #41 in the last week of March 1964 after it was re-released as the B-side of Please Please Me (Vee Jay 561, January 30 1964.)