Beatles Ed Sullivan Debut Rocked Sis and Me

An Appreciation by a Pair of First-Generation Fans who Saw the Fab Four’s ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Debut and Birth of U.S. Beatlemania on Feb. 9, 1964 My sister Ruth, or Ruthie, and I and our folks Bill and Joan were among the 73 million Americans who witnessed pop culture history when The Beatles performed live Read More



Beatles on Sullivan Changed My Life for 50 Years

An Appreciation by a First-Generation Fan who’s Touched the Dream We’ve heard lots of famous and not-so-famous first-generation American Baby Boomers talk about how seeing The Beatles on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964 changed their lives. In the ensuing half-century, through a combination of desire, dumb luck and opportunism, this then-12 1/2-year-old Read More