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50 Years Later: Detroiters, Where Were You During The Beatles Ed Sullivan Show?

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Where were you during The Beatles first performance on “The Ed Sullivan Show”? To mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first American television appearance on — CBS News Live Experiences will kick off it’s new program series with “50 Years: The Beatles” a live, interactive event starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, online.

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“The Beatles’ appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ – viewed by 73 million people in 1964 – was the single most significant moment in pop music history ever, making the Ed Sullivan Theater – exactly 50 years later – hallowed ground on Sunday, Feb. 9,” said David Goodman, President, CBS Live Experiences.

AAA spokeswoman, Carol Cain, got a rare glimpse at the Beatles when she was just 14 years old. (Cain family photo)

AAA spokeswoman, Carol Cain, got a rare glimpse at the Beatles when she was just 14 years old. (Cain family photo)

“History was made 50 years ago in the Ed Sullivan Theater—our reporting will help audiences reconnect to that history,” said CBS News President David Rhodes.

Watch “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute” starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, on CBS 62 in Detroit.

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