50 years ago today, on february 9, 1964, the bealtes played on the ed sullivan show for the very first time. [they played 5 songs in total. in order: all my loving, till there was you, she loves you, i saw her standing there, and i wanna hold your hand.]
50 years ago today…February 9th, 1964 - February 9th, 2014: The Beatles' first
appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
On February 9th, 1964, The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show, which drawn more than 73 million viewers.
"We laughed a lot. That’s one thing we forgot about for a few years - laughing. When we went through all the lawsuits, it looked as if everything was bleak, but when I think back to before that, I remember we used to laugh all the time." -George Harrison
Peter Jackson, director of The Hobbit, names his cameras