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  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends

    Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends
    Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when the panic set in. "Suddenly it hit me: Maybe I ought to listen to the record again before...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.

    Mayor Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.
    Taking a page from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Eric Garcetti urged CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves to consider Los Angeles as the new home for its next late-night comedy show. "As a longtime fan, I was saddened to hear of David...
  • Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift among Grammy additions

    The Grammys have added fuel to its planned weekend of celebrating Beatlemania by booking a performance from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. McCartney and Starr are slated to receive the Recording Academy’s lifetime achievement award the day before...
  • Meet the Beatles -- in books

    Meet the Beatles -- in books
    On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
  • Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9

    Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9
    Beatles fans who want to go the extra mile -- literally -- to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s storming of America can hop on the 101 Freeway on Sunday and head to Camarillo for an exhibition of some rare and in some cases previously...
  • L.A., N.Y. events mark Beatles' 50th on 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    L.A., N.Y. events mark Beatles' 50th on 'Ed Sullivan Show'
    As the countdown continues toward Sunday’s 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964, more activities are on tap to mark the occasion. Capitol Records will project a photo of...
  • CBS Eyes Start of New Events Business

    CBS is banking on the Beatles to help it start a new line of business. On February 9, CBS News is slated to hold a live event to mark the 50th anniversary - to the day - of the band's first American television appearance on CBS' "The Ed Sullivan Show." A...
  • Gail Gerber, Actress in Elvis, Beach Films, Dies at 76

    Actress-dancer Gail Gerber, a vivacious blonde with a shapely figure and a flair for comedy remembered most for her appearances in a few beach and Elvis films during the mid-'60s, died from complications of lung cancer in Sharon, Conn., on March 2. She...
  • Former teen idol Fabian defends Justin Bieber, but says he doesn't get Miley Cyrus

     
    Fabian Forte, who in the late 1950s and early ‘60s was a teen idol who had a half-dozen chart hits in a year, says teen idols haven’t changed much. He says current idol Justin Bieber, who is besieged of late......
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    "Coward on Television Luncheon": The Noel Coward Festival Palm Beach will open with a luncheon featuring video clips of the playwright, actor, composer and showman on TV shows such as “The Ed Sullivan Show,” “What’s My Line?”...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...