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Beatles tribute offers taste of Vegas with Cirque du Soleil show (photos, video)

Beatles fans who watched the Grammy tribute to the Fab Four might be taking a trip to Las Vegas in the near future. On Sunday night viewers saw an amazing acrobatic performance during “The Beatles: The Night that changed America.” The Beatles program segment was from the Beatles LOVE show in Las Vegas put on by the Cirque du Soleil. According to WTSP on Sunday, the program is how CBS is celebrating the first time America got to see the performers. With millions of people watching fifty years ago, the moment was once again recaptured.

Cirque du Soleil honors the Beatles!
Cirque du Soleil honors the Beatles!
Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS

As everyone knows, when viewing a Cirque du Soleil show expect the most amazing moments and that is exactly what happened during the broadcast. While fans were expecting great music the visual aspect of the television show also was beautiful.

The Grammy tribute was about the Beatles and the first time the British band was seen on television. The broadcast was timed to be exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of the original time the band was seen in America for the first time.

Seen on “The Ed Sullivan Show” the Beatles performance 50 years ago was one of the most-watched television events with over 74 million people tuning in to watch the group perform five songs.

While fifty years have passed, check out the first time the Beatles performed in the USA in the video clip and check out the Beatles LOVE performance in the photo slideshow.