The Beatles made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964 and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.
More than 70 million viewers were tuned to the program, airing live from the Manhattan studio now housing the "Late Show With David Letterman."
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