To celebrate 50 year anniversary of their legendary debut on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'. Feb 9 1963. 74 million tuned in on that Sunday evening, making it one of the most watched television events ever, and considered one of the most important events in music and television.
In April The Beatles held all five records in The Billboard chart- Can't Buy me Love, Twist and Shout, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please Please Me. A feat never repeated.