A day like today, 50 years ago, The Beatles arrived to the United States for first time, and they began a cultural conquest, later baptized by the media as the “British Invasion,” in which they used the own rock and roll for enchant to Americans.
A crowd of 4,000 young people waited at New York on February 7, 1964, in a manifestation of hysteria never seen before by the Americans.
The Beatles debuted for American TV on February 9 in the variety show led by host Ed Sullivan. After a trip to London, Sullivan witnessed the Beatlemania and contacted the band’s manager, Brian Epstein to bring them to the U.S.
After, on February 11, gave their first concert at the Washington Coliseum, in the capital, with 8,000 people, and 12th the second at Carnegie Hall in New York, before 2000.
Having given a series of concerts in the United States, the country and the world stayed in love with the Beatles, who were developing their talents as and original composers whose influence still’s in force half a century later.