Brian Williams asked and you delivered. During Tuesday's night broadcast following
a report on the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair, we asked viewers to share their own photos and memories of the historic event.
The fair was open for two six month sessions in 1964 and 1965 and more than 50 million Americans entered its Queens, New York gates, Nightly News viewers among them. We enjoyed looking at all your photos and reading your comments.
Here are some of the highlights:
Kim Apt Beckham writes, "While my brother got to talk on the video phone to a 16-year-old girl in Disneyland, I got to 'drive' the car on one of the rides." (1965) Kim Apt Beckham Proving that even in 1964 brothers were around to torment sisters, Karen Martin of Warwick, R.I. (bottom left) says she had a great time with her family at the World's Fair. Karen Martin A happy Lisa Ginsburg (lower left) is ready for a family dinner high above New York in the iconic towers at the New York State Pavilion. Lisa Ginsburg Before there was One Direction, there were The Malibu's. Hailing from New York's Westchester County, they took the New York State Pavilion stage in summer 1965. Chuck Brown Linda Nelson drove her first rental car at age 3. It was a convertible. Linda Nelson Bob Garstki's family took the family station wagon from Chicago to New York. Garstki says his father used to tell him enchanting stories about the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and couldn't wait to visit. Bob Garstki Jeanne Ann Ewing Beaudrault felt so lucky to try a Belgian Waffle for the first time. Jeanne Ann Ewing Beaudrault "I still can’t figure out for the life of me why I was wearing boots on such a sunny day," wrote Nancy Lones of San Diego. Nancy Lones