Unbelievable, 58 years ago today!
February 9, 1964 is the day Beatlemania swept the United States.
At 8:12 PM , Sunday, Feb 9, Ed Sullivan on the CBS TV studio introduced the Quartet to the American audience with “ Ladies and Gentlemen …. The Beatles.
“The Beatles began by singing “All my Loving “followed by “ Till there was you “ . The crowd literally went into a frenzy with their rendition of “ She loves you “ followed by “ I saw her standing there and finally their #1 hit “ I want to hold your hand “ which was drowned out by the screams of the audience.
A record 73 million Americans which was 40 % of the the US population tuned in making it the most watched TV show in the history of US Television.
Beatlemania had finally swept the US by storm !