Only real history buffs will know these Ed Sullivan guests

Do you recognize these performers?


For decades, there was no better showcase for the entertainment industry than The Ed Sullivan Show. Sullivan was a star maker. An appearance on his show meant you were somebody. And a return performance meant you were a success. 

So, do you have any memories of crowding around the TV to watch The Ed Sullivan Show? Were you the type to never miss a new episode? Or did you come to these performances later in life, filling in the blanks and catching up on TV history?

Whichever way you slice it, we want to know whether you recognize these ten guests. Be sure to share your score and your memories in the comments section below!

  1. Who is this singer?
  2. What about this guy, who is he?
  3. What's the name of this comedian?
  4. Can you name this band?
  5. Do you know this guy?
  6. What about this guy?
  7. Who is this man?
  8. Who's that lady?
  9. What about her?
  10. Finally, what is this act known as?

Only real history buffs will know these Ed Sullivan guests

Your Result...

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bsantaniello 5 months ago
10/10 Really great quiz (like a really big show)! 😌
gb9535 5 months ago
You got 10 out of 10

Hey you nailed it! Way to go!
GTStang08 6 months ago
Meh!...10/10 But that was a cheap shot MeTV for using the backside of a dancer...I mean, C'mon! How is anyone to decide that without guessing?
Ready2go 7 months ago
8/10. Don't know Gilbert Price.
bj1606 7 months ago
10 for 10 lol 😂 nostalgia yep watched ED Sullivan show when I was a kid .
LynCarrigan 7 months ago
I’m old and saw way too much Ed Sullivan.
AllisonWunderland 7 months ago
7/10…I picked “Nice and Careful” on the last one 😁
JHP AllisonWunderland 6 months ago
you only do that on a sat night at a tavern at closing time:)
trogg888 7 months ago
Gilbert who?we never missed ed and ive never heard of that guy and as far as the knife throwing act.ed had so many novelty acts who could remember them all
jackbennyfan 7 months ago
I got 9/10. On #9 I immediately thought she was Judy Garland but after not seeing her name I knew it was Juliet Prowse. A very good dancer.
jackbennyfan 7 months ago
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