With those words, Ed Sullivan introduced American households to the Fab Four. February 9 marks the 52nd anniversary of the band's first performance on American TV. To celebrate, rock out with Beatles merch and music.
Lucy in the Sky With the King of Diamonds
Each of the 52 playing cards in this poker-size (2.75-by-3.75inch) deck features the band.
The Fest for Beatles Fans is a twice-annual event celebrating all things related to the British quartet. The three-day festivals began in 1974 (with John Lennon's blessing) and feature special guests, performances and, of course, a dance party. New York, April 15–17; Chicago, Aug. 12–14; $46–$172, thefest.com
A Really Big Show
The number of viewers who watched the Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 — a record at the time and the highest rating a musical act on the show ever received. Second place? Elvis Presley with 60 million.
In Bed With the Beatles
We all sleep in a yellow submarine.The Beatles Yellow Submarine Comforter, $36 (twin), Target and target.com