One of the biggest events in TV history took place 56 years ago today.

After landing at New York’s JFK Airport two days prior, The Beatles made their American television debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, and music was never the same.

In honor of this iconic moment in pop culture history, here are some important statistics every music lover should know:

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