That Time The Beatles met Muhammad Ali, 1964

A hilariously mugging Muhammad Ali (then still known as Cassius Clay) putting some mock beating on the four Beatles, who good-naturedly oblige by cowering before the fighter. The Beatles on their first world tour in 1964, while Muhammad Ali, who was training with Drew Bundini Brown for Sonny Liston match. This was a set-up meeting between two ambitious, promising forces who hadn’t yet conquered their respective worlds, but would soon be 5 of the most recognizable people on the planet.

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