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  • Monday, October 11th, 2010

    Leona Gage on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Leona Gage appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show on July 21, 1957, just days after having the Miss USA title stripped from her.  Gage had won the contest representing the state of Maryland, but when pageant officials found out...
  • Sunday, October 10th, 2010

    John Lennon’s Birthday

    Today we celebrate what would have been Beatles musician, John Lennon's, 70th birthday. During his life, Lennon made contributions not only to music, but also to literature, art and political activism. It has been...
  • Monday, October 4th, 2010

    Tony Curtis on The Ed Sullivan Show

    Over the last week the world has been mourning the loss of iconic film actor Tony Curtis.  Curtis, whose memorable credits include “Some Like It Hot” (1959), “Spartacus” (1960), and “The Great Race” (1965),...
  • Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

    Ed Sullivan’s Birthday

    On this day in 1901 Ed Sullivan was born in New York City.  Most people are familiar with the legendary television host’s variety show, The Ed Sullivan Show, which featured star-studded musical performances by the likes of The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Jackson 5 and The Doors.  You...
  • Friday, September 24th, 2010

    ELVIS 1956: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

    This past Monday The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame unveiled "ELVIS 1956: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer." The exhibit features roughly 40 photos documenting Elvis Presley’s rise to fame in the year 1956. Alfred Wertheimer was sent to cover the 21-year-old
  • Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

    The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show DVD

    Do you remember where you were on February 9, 1964 when the Beatles stepped out onto the Ed Sullivan Show to make their U.S. television debut?  Whether you were one of the teenage girls screeching in the studio audience or a kid watching from the television set in your family living room it is hard to forget that seminal moment in television history when John, Paul, George and Ringo...
  • Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

    Welcome to EdSullivan.com

    Welcome to the official website of The Ed Sullivan Show. If you are a fan of the show and the timeless artists that appeared on its stage, then you have come to the right place! We are the home of The Ed Sullivan Show – America’s longest running variety show, which aired on CBS from 1948-1971. The Ed Sullivan Show was broadcast primetime on Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. and introduced America to breakthrough performances by talented artists ultimately provoking a cultural...