The Beatles arrive in America


In 1964, The Beatles conquered America. They spent five days living at The Plaza during which time they played two shows at Carnegie Hall and appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. On February 10th, 1964, The Beatles held a press conference in the Baroque Room where they were presented with gold records for their single “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” and their album “Meet The Beatles.”The legendary musician, John Lennon, along with the multi-media artist, singer, and peace activist Yoko Ono, frequented the Oyster Bar while they was living in New York in the 1970's.

Arrived, Feb 7, 1964