Hundreds of people camped out overnight in August 1964 to snap up Beatles tickets at the Ipswich Gaumont.
2,600 tickets were bought in the first hour but once the queues disappeared there were still 400 tickets left.
Click below to watch Anglia Television archive film from the time with a report from Chris Kelly:
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