Feb. 9, 1964 The Beatles made their first Live American Television appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.  See the video below.

More than 73.7 Million Viewers tuned in to watch the Beatles perform "All My Lovin," "Til There Was You," She Loves You," "I Saw Her Standing There" and "I Wanna Hold Your Hand."   The Beatles were paid $2,400 for this television performance.