The Beatles: Marking 50 Years since the British invasion
From the moment they landed in New York on Feb. 7, the British pop quartet was beset by fans and near constant media attention. Yet, the Beatles did manage to find some down time in the Big Apple, including an outing to Central Park. John, Paul and Ringo took in the park, while George, who felt ill, passed on the excursion. (Keystone Pictures/ZUMA/MCT)
Have you read the news today, oh boy? Fifty years have passed since the Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in New York City. After the celebrated TV gig, the Fab Four punched their ticket to ride with a North American tour. Sit back and enjoy these moments from those heady days when Beatlemania swept the U.S. and Canada.
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