PHOTOS: The Beatles in NYC 50 Years Ago

The Beatles came to the U.S. for the first time in February 1964. See photos from their time in New York City, including their arrival at JFK Airport.

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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 1964 file photo, the Beatles arrive in New York for their first U.S. appearances. From left are: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. McCartney turned 70 Monday June 18, 2012. (AP Photo/File)
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Fifty years ago on Feb. 7, 1964, the Beatles came to the U.S. for the first time, arriving to screaming fans at JFK Airport. Here are photos from their time in New York City.
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The Beatles arrive in New York
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The Beatles face the media on their arrival at JFK airport, and NBC 4 New York's Gabe Pressman is seen in the photo, just above the microphones.
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The Beatles wave to fans below their Plaza Hotel window on Feb. 7
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Police enforce the barricades outside the Plaza Hotel as fans push forward in hopes of a view of The Beatles.
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Fans outside the Plaza Hotel
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Ed Sullivan with The Beatles during a rehearsal for the British group's first American appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show" n New York on Feb. 9, 1964.
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The Beatles during rehearsals on the set of the "Ed Sullivan Show"
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John Lennon, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney walk in Central Park on Feb. 10
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Posing on a stack of rowboats in Central Park.
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The Beatles are surrounded by photographers on stage at CBS' Studio 50 before their live television appearance on Ed Sullivan on Feb. 10.
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John Lennon and then-wife, Cynthia, at a New York nightclub
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Guitarist George Harrison gets out of a cab outside Carnegie Hall on Feb. 12.
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The Beatles perform at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 12
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