I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND
On February, 9 1964: The Beatles made history with their first live television performance in the United States on The Ed Sullivan Show. The show was broadcast live from New York City. See a clip of the performance below:
LET MY PEOPLE PEE
On February 9, 1987: The first women’s bathroom was installed in the Exchange Luncheon Club at the New York Stock Exchange.
BORN ON THIS DAY: CAROLE KING
On February 9, 1942: Singer-songwriter Carole King was born in Manhattan. King has written countless hits and has recorded 25 solo albums, including Tapestry – her most successful album which topped the US charts for 15 weeks in 1971 and remained on the charts for more than six years.