When they landed in Miami, the Beatles found plenty of opportunity to soak in the sights
By the time they were set to play Carnegie Hall, the unrelenting spotlight and grueling schedule were starting to wear on the Beatles.
On Feb. 11, two days after their Ed Sullivan debut, the Beatles really started to mix it up with the natives.
The reviews of the Beatles’ Ed Sullivan appearance brought everything back down to earth. The boys paged through a stack of them with feigned indifference early the next morning, Feb. 10, over breakfast in their Plaza suite. …
At 8 p.m. on Feb. 9, 1964 an unheard-of 60% of American TVs tuned to CBS to see The Beatles on Ed Sullivan.
The day before the Beatles’ much anticipated appearance on Ed Sullivan they had an eye-opening tour of Harlem