All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

Ringo Starr Celebrates Birthday, Former Member of The Beatles Turns 75

Ringo Starr, known best for his time as the drummer for The Beatles, celebrated a very special birthday on Tuesday. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and John Lennon’s former band mate turned 75. A celebration took place outside of L.A.’s Capitol Records building, underneath a giant card that read, “Happy Birthday Ringo July 7, 2015 #PEACEANDLOVE.” Ringo Starr blew out candles …

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Anne Meara: Mom of Ben Stiller, Wife of Jerry Stiller Dies at 85 on Saturday

Anne Meara, the mother of Ben Stiller and wife of Seinfeld and King of Queens star Jerry Stiller, died Saturday at the age of 85. Along with husband Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara was half of the comedy duo known as Stiller and Meara. They appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show 36 times over the years, and did nightclubs in big …

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Sheila MacRae of ‘The Honeymooners’ Dies at 92

Actress and singer Sheila MacRae of the 1960s recreated version, The Honeymooners, died Thursday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. She was 92 years old. According to the New York Times, the actress was a featured performer in the sketches, which aired on CBS’ The Jackie Gleason Show. MacRae was best known for her staring role as Alice Kramden, …

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Paul McCartney to Receive NME Award

Paul McCartney is set to receive NME’s special Songwriter’s Songwriter award later in February. It is expected that the former Beatle will be on hand to accept his award in person. McCartney, whose hit single Queenie has put him back on the music charts at the age of 71, is seen performing the track in the music video above. The …

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The Beatles ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Anniversary

Today marks a very special occasion in the music world. 73 million American viewers tuned in to watch a little band from Liverpool, England perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show” 50 years ago. Exactly 50 years ago today on Feb. 9, 1964, The Beatles first introduced themselves and developed what we now claim as “Beatlemania.” Step back in time with …

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George Harrison: Sister Saved Him for Ed Sullivan

George Harrison might not have made it on to the Ed Sullivan Show back in 1964 had it not been for the vigilant watch of his older sister Louise. Harrison arrived in New York with the Beatles for the famous Ed Sullivan Show gig as well as a few other performances in February of 1964, but he was immediately deemed …

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