August 15, 1965 CE – The Beatles Play at Shea

August 15, 1965 CE – The Beatles Play at SheaRate this post Click to view full Infographic After bringing Beatlemania across The Pond in 1964, George, Paul, John and Ringo decided to take things to a whole new level on their second American tour the following summer. Packing 55,000 people into Shea Stadium in the New York City borough of Queens, the Beatles set records for attendance and profits from a concert on August 15, 1965 – and the ability to pull off large-scale outdoor events suddenly became feasible for promoters and bands all over the world. For many, the two-week tour that kicked off in New York City represented […]