Beatlemania Begins: The Beatles First U.S. Visit to Play Ed Sullivan

by Norm Gregory on February 7, 2017

in Daily Items

It seems impossible to recall a time when the Beatles weren’t part of Americans’ collective consciousness. Yet exactly 50 years ago, on Feb. 7, 1964, as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr boarded Pan Am Flight 101 in London for their first U.S. visit, they had little idea what lay in store for them. (Via TIME.)

The Beatles in the United States – Wikipedia

The Beatles’ 1964 world tour – Wikipedia


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