The US tour really opened on August 15th with a concert scheduled in New York at the Shea Stadium, home of the New York Mets baseball team. This was the first time in the history of music that a stadium was used for a rock concert ! Seen by 55600 fans, it created a new world record for a pop concert in terms of attendance and gross revenue. The Beatles' share of the $304000 box-office takings was also a record - $160000.
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