It was a half-century ago tomorrow that the Beatles arrived on U.S. shores for their first American tour and appearances on the Ed Sullivan show that kicked off Beatlemania and transformed pop music.
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Fans scream with excitement as The Beatles arrive at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Feb. 7, 1964.
The Beatles speak at a press conference following their arrival. From left: John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney
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The Beatles arrive at JFK Airport on Feb. 7, 1964
First published February 6 2014, 5:55 AM