Days after their historic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles travelled to Washington, D.C. where they played their first proper concert in America; it was at the Washington Coliseum. Read more here.
Before the concert, the group gave a light and jubilant press interview in the cavernous Washington Coliseum, located adjacent to the Union Station rail yards. When asked what they thought of then-President Lyndon Johnson, Ringo Starr quipped: "We don't know. We've never met the man... (pause) Does he buy our records?"