John, Paul, George and Ringo didn’t quite know what to expect when they arrived at New York City’s JFK Airport on February 7, 1964 on The Beatles’ first trip to America. However, it’s a moment that’s permanently etched in music history thanks to the photos and video captured that day.
“Beatlemania” was a force, and two-and-a-half months after the shocking tragedy of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, it was just what America needed.
Enjoy the videos and photos below recounting that fateful day!
Press Conference at JFK Airport