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11th September 1964. The Beatles perform during high winds at the Gator Bowl, Florida. Ringo was forced to nail his drums down to avoid injury.

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September 11, 1964 Ringo Starr’s drums were tied to the stage at the Gator Bowl to prevent them from toppling over in the high winds. (Vern Barchard/State Archives of Florida)

September 11, 1964 George Harrison and Paul McCartney are escorted from the George Washington Hotel to the Gator Bowl in Florida prior to their show. (Vern Barchard/State Archives of Florida)


The Beatles prepare to play at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida on Sept. 11, 1964. High winds eventually ripped the cardboard letters spelling out Beatles away from the stage, recalled a concertgoer. (Vern Barchard/State Archives of Florida)

2003 Gator Bowl - I remember ND fans brushing the Wolfpack off and not giving us any chance in this game. We see how that played out.