47 Years Ago: The Beatles On Ed Sullivan

Forty-Seven years ago today, on a Sunday evening, the British Invasion began:

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Janis Gore says:

    Is it your birthday? I can’t imagine another reason for bringing this up now. If so, Happy Birthday!

    I found just yesterday that I share a birthday with Sarah Palin — February 11. Wish I had a tenth of her earning power.

  2. sam says:

    Way to make me feel even older, Doug.