Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Beatles hold a press conference in New York City 50 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1964)


Video: 'Beatles Press Conference_Delmonico Hotel, New York'

(Friday, August 28, 1964, 5:30 p.m. EDT) — The Beatles held a press conference today in the Crystall Ballroom of the Delmonico Hotel in New York City, a few hours before the band’s performance at the Forest Hills Stadium in Queens during their first full North American Tour.

Fan returns Ringo Starr’s St. Christopher medal 50 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - Ringo retrieves his lost St. Christopher medal - August 28, 1964'

(Friday, August 28, 1964, 4:00 p.m. EDT) — While on a stop in New York during their American tour, Ringo Starr of The Beatles met with up with local WABC DJ’s at the Delmonico Hotel, who helped with the return of his snatched St. Christopher’s medal.

Ringo met the girl who took the medal and greeted other fans, followed by a short interview with Paul regarding the incident.

Beatles arrive at New York’s Kennedy Airport 50 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles arrival on N.Y.C. Airport, August 28. 1964'

(Friday, August 28, 1964, 3:02 a.m. EDT) — The Beatles landed this morning at Kennedy Airport, greeted by 3,000 waiting fans as they flew in from Cincinnati to continue their first full North American Tour. Continue reading Beatles arrive at New York’s Kennedy Airport 50 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1964)