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50th anniversary of Beatles appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

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Sunday marked 50 years since The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan show.

The band performed five songs during the variety hour.

Many historians and critics say the Beatles’ appearance at the CBS studio in Manhattan was one of the most important moments in music and television.

Nielsen says more than 70 million viewers tuned in to the broadcast.

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