Famed during the Ed Sullivan Show years of the ’60s as one half of the comedy team of Allen & Rossi, Marty Allen died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 95. Allen & Rossi appeared 44 times on Sullivan, scoring their biggest audience on Sunday, Feb. 16, 1964 on a showcase that also featured The Beatles.
NEW YORK, N.Y.–It is pretty fab to be in New York on the exact 50th anniversary of The Beatles Ed Sullivan debut.The “really big shew” was seen by an estimated 73.7 million that night on CBS and millions more on CBC (although how many more nobody at the public broadcaster seems to know).CBS is marking
This retro marquee will be up all weekend celebrating The Beatles 50th in NYC It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles invaded America. When Pan Am Flight 101 arrived on Feb. 7, 1964 at the newly-christened John F. Kennedy International airport, three thousand cheering fans–mainly young women–were waiting to greet them.So were reporters.