Beatlemania: Beatles Fans From Around The World

Round The Beatles Audience
Round The Beatles Audience
Part of the audience watching The Beatles rehearse for the 'Round The Beatles' TV show at the Rediffusion TV studios in Wembley, London, 27th April 1964. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Round The Beatles Audience
Round The Beatles Audience
Part of the audience watching The Beatles rehearse for the 'Round The Beatles' TV show at the Rediffusion TV studios in Wembley, London, 27th April 1964. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Britain-beatles-anniversary-FILES
Britain-beatles-anniversary-FILES
(FILES) In this file picture taken on )ctober 26, 1965 Beatles fans try to break through a police line at Buckingham Palace in London where the group were due to receive the Member of the British Empire (MBE) decoration from the Queen. The Beatles' debut tune that launched Britain into the '60s and helped to ignite a worldwide obsession for the four-man British rock band celebrates its 50th anniversary on October 5, 2012. Even though it only peaked at no. 17 on the British charts, the single "Love Me Do" was the rock group's first hit record when released in October 1962. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read -/AFP/GettyImages)
French fans wait for the Beatles during
French fans wait for the Beatles during
French fans wait for the Beatles during Beatles' concert in France at Palais des Sports in Paris, on June 20, 1965. English band The Beatles make two performances at the Palais des Sports before of starting a tour of France, Italy and Spain and then a tour in United States during summer 1965. It's the beginning of the Beatlemania, characterised by hysteria demonstrated by fans during concerts played by the band and during the band's arrivals and travels to and from locations. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)
Beatles In The US
Beatles In The US
Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles sign autographs for fans during their US tour, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In Seattle
Beatles In Seattle
The Beatles perform in Seattle, Washington, during their US tour, 21st August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In The US
Beatles In The US
Paul McCartney of The Beatles is beset by fans during the group's US tour, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In Seattle
Beatles In Seattle
The Beatles perform at the Seattle Centre Coliseum in Seattle, Washington, during their US tour, 24th August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In The US
Beatles In The US
Beatles fans beset the stage during the group's US tour, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In The US
Beatles In The US
Beatles fans are attended to by a paramedic, having been overcome during the group's US tour, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In The US
Beatles In The US
Beatles fans are attended to by paramedics, having been overcome during the group's US tour, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In Seattle
Beatles In Seattle
The Beatles perform at the Seattle Centre Coliseum in Seattle, Washington, during their US tour, 24th August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
The Beatles Fans
The Beatles Fans
A policewoman covers her ears against the screams of all the Beatles' fans in London, April 6, 1964. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles
The Beatles
Drummer Ringo Starr of The Beatles on a beach in Miami, Florida, getting kissed by female fans, circa February 1964. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles
The Beatles
Pop group The Beatles on a beach in Miami, Florida, surrounded by female fans, circa February 1964. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles
The Beatles
Pop group The Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon with their wives Cynthia Lennon and Patti Harrison at London airport, England, prior to departing for a visit with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in India, on February 16, 1968. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles
The Beatles
Pop group The Beatles performing on stage in Las Vegas, with police officers dressed in riot gear flanking the stage, on August 26, 1964. (Photo by Daily Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles arrive 15 January 1964 in Fr
The Beatles arrive 15 January 1964 in Fr
The Beatles arrive 15 January 1964 in France at the Bourget airport near Paris, to perform their first series of concerts outside of Britain. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Beatlemania Casualty
Beatlemania Casualty
A fan is carried away at a concert by The Beatles at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver, 22nd August 1964. (Photo by Harry Benson/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Early Beatlemania
Early Beatlemania
Police outside the London Palladium hold back teenage Beatles fans, who are hoping to get a glimpse of the group, after their performance at the venue for the 'Sunday Night At The London Palladium' television show, 14th October 1963. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles Premiere
Beatles Premiere
Policemen form a line to restrain female fans during the premiere of the new Beatles film 'Help!' at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly Circus, 29th July 1965. (Photo by Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Beatles
The Beatles
Hundreds of fans gather at London Airport to see the Beatles off on their tour of America, 13th August 1965. From left to right, Ringo, John, George and Paul. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles Fans
Beatles Fans
Crowds of fans in Piccadilly Circus before the premiere of the new Beatles film 'Help!' at the London Pavilion, 30th July 1965. (Photo by Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles In Munich
Beatles In Munich
British pop group The Beatles at a press conference at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich, where they received the Golden Otto award for being 'the best Beat group in the World', 25th June 1966. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles Car
Beatles Car
John Lennon's Rolls Royce leaves the premises of coachbuilders J P Fallon in Chertsey, Surrey, after a psychedelic respray, 26th May 1967. (Photo by Pierre Manevy/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Fenced In Fans
Fenced In Fans
Beatles fans look through a police guarded wire fence during the groups tour of America, August 1964. (Photo by William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
Lennon Directs Ladies
Lennon Directs Ladies
John Lennon talking to bikini clad extras while directing a scene for the Beatles film 'The Magical Mystery Tour' at the Atlantic Hotel Swimming Pool in Newquay, Cornwall, 14th September 1967. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)
Autographs On The Beach
Autographs On The Beach
Paul McCartney surrounded by fans and holidaymakers while on the beach at Newquay, Cornwall while making the Beatles film 'The Magical Mystery Tour', 14th September 1967. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Ringo Leaves Hospital
Ringo Leaves Hospital
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr leaving University College Hospital after having his tonsils removed, 11th June 1964. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)
End Of Apple Shop
End Of Apple Shop
A crowd of people queuing outside The Beatles' boutique 'Apple' on the corner of Baker Street and Paddington Street. The Beatles decided that they were 'sick of being shopkeepers' and ordered that thousands of pounds worth of stock be given away free, 31st July 1968. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
The Beatles Souvenir Keychain
The Beatles Souvenir Keychain
Souvenir keychain that reads 'Sid Bernstein presents The Beatles, Shea Stadium, August 15, 1965'. With more than 55,000 fans in attendence, this pop concert marked a world record and was a record-grossing milestone for The Beatles. (Photo by Blank Archives/Getty Images)
Beatlemania At The Palace
Beatlemania At The Palace
Police hold back a mass of young Beatles fans outside Buckingham Palace, London, where the pop group received MBE's, 26th October 1965. (Photo by Ted West/Roger Jackson/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Waxwork heads of "The Beatles" are held up by a curator at an auction preview at Butterfields in Hollywood 10 March, 2000.  (Photo: LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Waxwork heads of "The Beatles" are held up by a cu
HOLLYWOOD, UNITED STATES: Waxwork heads of "The Beatles" are held up by a curator at an auction preview at Butterfields in Hollywood 10 March, 2000. The museum heads are expected to fetch 5-7,000 USD when they are auctioned 13 March, 2000. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO /Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Waxwork heads of "The Beatles" are held up by a curator at an auction preview at Butterfields in Hollywood 10 March, 2000. (Photo: LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Leather Goods
Leather Goods
10th February 1964: Penny Van Hoorn modelling a guitar bag and a Beatles belt at the annual Leather Goods, Luggage and Handbag Fair. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Hard Day's Night
Hard Day's Night
1964: Fans crowding the street outside the London Pavilion before a screening of the Beatles' first feature-length film, 'A Hard Day's Night'. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Hysteria
Beatle Hysteria
circa 1967: Beatles fans go crazy in New York. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles Fans
Beatles Fans
1964: Vancouver Police and security guards hold back Beatles fans at a concert in Vancouver during the group's North American tour. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images)
Beatlemania
Beatlemania
21st February 1964: Beatles fans waiting for the group at London Airport. (Photo by William H. Alden/Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Beatles In Adelaide
Beatles In Adelaide
12th June 1964: Fans in Adelaide, Australia waiting to greet The Beatles during their tour of Australia. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles 4 Ever
Beatles 4 Ever
1966: Fans in New York waiting for the arrival of British pop group The Beatles. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Coming Home
Coming Home
22nd February 1964: Police manning the barriers at London Airport to hold back fans waiting for the arrival of The Beatles from their tour of America. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Oz Beatles Crowd
Oz Beatles Crowd
19th June 1964: Huge crowds surrounding The Beatles on tour 'down-under' in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
After George
After George
24th February 1964: 16 year old Susan Sims, bedecked with signs celebrating the Beatles return from America, runs to the 1912 Rolls Royce that is taking the Beatles from a river launch to Teddington ABC Studios. Susan travelled in the car clinging to George's coat and had to be prized from her idol by the police at the studios. The incident was filmed and will be incorporated into the film 'Big 'Night Out'. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Mania
Beatle Mania
26th October 1965: Policemen holding back crowds of young fans of pop group The Beatles outside Buckingham Palace, London, where the band were awarded their MBE's (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beatle Wigs
Beatle Wigs
6th February 1964: Two American fans trying out their Beatles style wigs in anticipation of the British group's arrival in New York on 'Beatle Day'. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Gorbals Girls
Gorbals Girls
1964: Beatles fan Ann and her sister Eileen dance the twist in a housing estate in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. The tenements which had formerly occupied this area were among the worst slums in Britain and there had been campaigns calling for redevelopment for many years before work finally began in the late fifties. (Photo by Albert McCabe/Express/Getty Images)
Fans With Banner
Fans With Banner
22nd February 1964: Fans of British pop group The Beatles waiting at London Airport with a banner to welcome them home from their tour of the United States. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beatle Love
Beatle Love
24th June 1967: The Beatles at a rehearsal for their global TV performance with an expected audience of 700 million. 'All You Need is Love' was one of the songs performed, hence the sandwich boards they are wearing. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatles Fans
Beatles Fans
22nd February 1965: A crowd of fans of British pop group The Beatles at London Airport, where the group is due to take a flight to the Bahamas to film 'Help!'. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Holding Back Fans
Holding Back Fans
26th October 1965: Police hold back a mass of young Beatles fans outside Buckingham Palace, London, where the pop group received MBE's. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles Queue
Beatles Queue
18th November 1963: Fans of British pop group The Beatles jubilantly hold up their tickets for a Beatles concert beside a group of fans being restrained by police, who are queuing up for tickets in Lewisham, south London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Clay And The Beatles
Clay And The Beatles
February 1964: American heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay poses in the ring in mock victory over British pop group The Beatles, meeting the press in New York during an American tour. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Hysteric Fans
Hysteric Fans
10th February 1964: A group of Beatles fans watching their heroes perform on the American television programme 'The Ed Sullivan Show'. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Crowds At Apple
Crowds At Apple
14th December 1967: Crowds looking through the windows of pop group The Beatles' newly opened boutique Apple on the corner of Paddington St and Baker St, London. Both exterior walls are decorated with a 40ft pyschedelic mural. (Photo by Mike Barnes/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Pop Fan Hysteria
Pop Fan Hysteria
24th February 1964: A group of Beatles fans waiting for a glimpse of their idols outside ABC Television Studios in Teddington, where they are working on a new film. This group of fans had waited three hours in the rain, only to be told that the Beatles would not be leaving for at least another eight hours, undeterred, they decided to stay and wait. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles On The Beach
Beatles On The Beach
23rd May 1964: Two Dutch teenage girls sit on a beach, one wearing a Beatles towel draped around her shoulders. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Fan Club Girls
Fan Club Girls
1st December 1964: The Beatles fan club office, busy enough as it is with 65,000 members in Britain alone, has gone into overdrive with enquiries about the well-being of drummer Ringo Starr who is shortly to go into hospital to have his tonsils removed. Manning the telephones and typewriter are, from left to right, joint National Secretaries Bettina Rose and Anne Collingham, with Monica Stringer. (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Autograph Hunters
Autograph Hunters
11th September 1967: Paul McCartney, singer and guitarist with the pop group The Beatles, is besieged by autograph hunters in a London Transport Workers' canteen. The Beatle was waiting for a coach taking himself and other members of the group on a tour of the south of England for location shots for their forthcoming film 'The Magical Mystery Tour'. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
26th October 1965: A group of fans of the pop group The Beatles clamour for a glimpse of their idols through a fence as the group leave manager Brian Epstein's house to receive their MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) awards from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Police Restraint
Police Restraint
1st July 1968: Police hold back some of the 5,000 fans who have arrived to see the pop group The Beatles at the premiere of their latest film 'Yellow Submarine' at the London Pavilion Cinema in Piccadilly Circus. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Police Restrain Fans
Police Restrain Fans
1st July 1968: Police hold back some of the 5,000 fans who arrived to see the pop group The Beatles at the premiere of their latest film 'Yellow Submarine' at the London Pavilion Cinema in Piccadilly Circus. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles Wedding
Beatles Wedding
12th March 1969: Beatle Paul McCartney puts a protective arm around his wife Linda (1941 - 1998), as they struggle through the crowds gathered outside Marylebone Register Office, where they have just married. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
The Cavern
The Cavern
1st March 1966: Music fans waiting outside the famous Cavern Club music venue in Liverpool, where The Beatles had a residency in the early 1960's. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Screaming Fans
Screaming Fans
22nd February 1964: A London policeman has to block his ears as a crowd of Beatles fans give the Fab Four their typical welcome at London Airport, after their tour of USA. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beatle Girls
Beatle Girls
10th February 1964: Two excited girls in Beatles sweatshirts, amongst a crowd of fans in New York, welcoming the group as they arrive at the airport. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
No Waiting Around
No Waiting Around
1964: Policemen struggle to control an excited crowd of young female Beatles fans. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles Throng
Beatles Throng
22nd February 1964: Police attempt to allow pop group The Beatles an unhindered path through press and fans to the VIP lounge at London Airport, where they are to be interviewed, after disembarking from their flight back from the USA. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
circa 1966: Police keep an eye on a crowd of Beatles fans gathered in the street opposite the hotel in New York where the group are staying, in the hope of a glimpse of their idols. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
Beatlemania
Beatlemania
15th June 1964: Workmen and schoolchildren mob the car carrying British pop sensation The Beatles from Adelaide airport during their Australian tour. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Wet Beatle Fans
Wet Beatle Fans
18th August 1964: A few of the thousands of fans who braved torrential rain at London Airpoprt to welcome the Beatles back from the United States. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Fab Three
Fab Three
10th February 1964: Beatlemania has hit big in New York. John Lennon (1940 - 1980), Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, from left to right, enjoy a few moments away from the screaming fans when police smuggled them out of the side door of their hotel for a visit to New York's Central Park. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles In Paris
Beatles In Paris
16th January 1964: Pop musicians John Lennon (1940 - 1980), left, and George Harrison (1943 - 2001) of the British group the Beatles sign autographs as they arrive in Paris, where they are playing at the Olympia, France's top music hall. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Pop Fashion
Pop Fashion
7th December 1967: Jenny Boyd, sister in-law of Beatle George Harrison, helps out at Apple, the Beatles clothes boutique in Baker Street, London. (Photo by Ted West/Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatles Towel
Beatles Towel
21st May 1964: A Dutch Beatles fan sitting on a beach with a Beatles bathing towel draped around her shoulders. (Photo by Harry Pot/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles Hysteria
Beatles Hysteria
29th July 1965: Policemen and women hold back excited young Beatles fans outside the London Pavilion in Piccadilly where the premiere of the new Beatles film 'Help!' is taking place. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)
Boxing Beatles
Boxing Beatles
22nd February 1964: British pop group The Beatles, from left to right; Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), George Harrison (1943 - 2001) and Paul McCartney; in the ring with champion American boxer Cassius Clay, whilst in Miami. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Pop Fans
Pop Fans
14th December 1963: Judy Stewart and Penny Allen, young fans of the Beatles. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
Beatles In The Park
Beatles In The Park
10th February 1964: Three Beatles, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and John Lennon driving a horse and carriage, during a rare break away from screaming fans, in New York's Central Park. Their colleague George Harrison is recovering from a sore throat at their hotel. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Fans Storm The Palace
Fans Storm The Palace
26th October 1965: Two obsessive female fans of pop group The Beatles, climb the gates of Buckingham Palace, where their idols are receiving MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) awards from the Queen. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles In Japan
Beatles In Japan
1966: A Beatles fan in Tokyo wearing a customised shirt is directed by a policeman. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
One Man Down
One Man Down
18th July 1968: Policemen attempt to hold back a crowd estimated at 5000, who turned up outside the London Pavilion Cinema in Piccadilly Circus to catch a glimpse of the four Beatles whose film 'Yellow Submarine' is being premiered. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Head And Shoulders
Head And Shoulders
20th March 1964: A young Beatles fan pushes her head between the shoulders of two policemen on duty outside Television House, Kingsway, London, where the Beatles are expected to appear on the ITV pop programme 'Ready, Steady, Go!' (Photo by Kent Gavin/Keystone/Getty Images)
Free Clothes
Free Clothes
31st July 1968: 'Tired of being shopkeepers', The Beatles decide to give away thousands of pounds worth of stock from their boutique Apple in Baker Street, London. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)
Ringo Tonsil Scrum
Ringo Tonsil Scrum
1st December 1964: Photographers move in for a picture of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, as he goes into hospital to have his tonsils removed. Bottom middle, with grey hair and glasses, is Bob Dean of Associated Press, bottom right is Frank Hudson of the Daily Mail, top middle is Sid Biddell and top right is Harry Sheldrake of Barretts. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Handbag Policemen
Handbag Policemen
31st July 1968: Two policemen examine a handbag which they have obtained from The Beatles' boutique Apple. Having decided that they have 'tired of being shopkeepers' the group ordered that thousands of pounds worth of stock from the Baker Street boutique should be given away free, on a 'first come first served' basis; these two must have been among the first in the queue. (Photo by Bob Aylott/Keystone/Getty Images)
Abbey Road Auction
Abbey Road Auction
22nd December 1981: A street sign for Abbey Road, London, made famous by having a Beatles album named after it, is sold at Sotheby's auction house in Belgravia. It raised £320. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Dying To Get In
Dying To Get In
4th November 1963: A group of girls bang and shout at the door of the Prince of Wales Theatre in London's West End, where The Beatles are rehearsing for the Royal Command Performance. (Photo by B. Marshall/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
11th August 1965: Beatle fans at London Airport, when the Beatles left for their tour of the USA. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Sea Of Fans
Sea Of Fans
12th June 1964: A vast crowd gathers outside the Town Hall in King William Street, to welcome the Beatles to Adelaide. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Stop That Mob
Stop That Mob
21st May 1970: Police struggle to hold back Beatle fans who have amassed outside the London Pavilion Cinema in Piccadilly for the movie premiere of the Beatles' third film 'Let It Be'. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatle Giveaway
Beatle Giveaway
31st July 1968: Crowds queuing to get into the Beatles' Apple Shop on Baker Street, which is closing down and its entire stock being given away. (Photo by C. Maher/Express/Getty Images)
Apple Queues
Apple Queues
31st July 1968: Crowds queuing to get into the Beatles' Apple Shop on Baker Street, which is closing down and its entire stock being given away. (Photo by C. Maher/Express/Getty Images)
Fan Mail
Fan Mail
November 1963: Workers at the Beatles Fan Club in London empty one of many sacks of fan mail. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Beatles' Boutique
Beatles' Boutique
14th December 1967: A 40ft psychedelic mural on the wall of the 'Apple' boutique which has been opened by the Beatles on the corner of Baker St and Paddington St in London. (Photo by Mike Barnes/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Fab Four Posters
Fab Four Posters
1984: Posters, one featuring a misspelling of The Beatles at the bottom of the bill, from 'Beatle City', a museum of souvenirs and mementos of the Liverpudlian pop group. (Photo by Graham Nown/BIPs/Getty Images)
Fab Four Shrine
Fab Four Shrine
1984: Roger White, General Manager of 'Beatle City', a museum of souvenirs and mementos of Liverpudlian pop group The Beatles, with some of the artefacts collected including Paul McCartney's drum kit and John Lennon's marriage certificate to his first wife Cynthia. (Photo by Graham Nown/BIPs/Getty Images)
Beatle Mania
Beatle Mania
15th March 1965: Excited young Beatles fans hoping for a glimpse of their musical heroes during the filming of the musical 'Help', on location in London. (Photo by Stan Meagher/Express/Getty Images)
Beatle Mania
Beatle Mania
15th March 1965: Excited young Beatles fans gather around John Lennon (1940 - 1980) during the filming of the musical 'Help', on location in London. (Photo by Stan Meagher/Express/Getty Images)
Relaxing With Records
Relaxing With Records
British disc jockey and television presenter, Annie Nightingale, relaxing at her home in Brighton with some of her records, including albums by the Beach Boys, Beatles, John Lee Hooker and the Searchers, 14th December 1964. (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Tara Boys
Tara Boys
22nd February 1965: Fans at London Airport (Heathrow) waving goodbye to the Beatles who are flying off to Nassau to start work on their second film, as yet untitled. Their banner reads, 'Tara Boys'. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
18th July 1968: Policemen controlling over 5,000 fans who flocked into London's Piccadilly Circus to see the stars arrive for the premiere of the Beatles film, 'Yellow Submarine'. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatle Hunt
Beatle Hunt
24th April 1963: Beatles fans sit in an alley way in Liverpool waiting for their heroes. (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Beatle Mania
Beatle Mania
1964: Fans outside the Coliseum, Washington waiting for the Beatles to arrive. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatlemania
Beatlemania
15th November 1963: Police link arms to control the frenzied queue for Beatles tickets in Lewisham, south London. Many fans had queued overnight in the pouring rain for the chance to see their idols. (Photo by Edward Miller/Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Film Fans
Beatle Film Fans
7th July 1964: Beatles fans crowded outside the London Pavilion waiting for the band to arrive for the premiere of their first film 'A Hard Day's Night'. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
26th October 1965: Beatles fans outside Buckingham Palace before the band were awarded the MBE (Member of the British Empire). (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)
Beatle Fans
Beatle Fans
26th October 1965: A fan of the Beatles outside Buckingham Palace before the band were awarded the MBE (Member of the British Empire). (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)
A Beatles Hair Spray can
A Beatles Hair Spray can
A photograph of a hair spray can featuring the faces of the Beatles, circa 1964. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
EMI Factory Production Line
EMI Factory Production Line
Workers on a production line in the EMI factory at Hayes, Middlesex, where the Beatles' new album 'Rubber Soul' is in the final stages of production. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatlemania
Beatlemania
Women and girls in Toronto, Canada screaming with joy during a visit by the Beatles to their city. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Hep Cat
Hep Cat
A cat walks past a sign pointing the way to the Cavern,' birthplace' of the Beatles in Liverpool. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Beatles Fans
Beatles Fans
Some of the hundreds of Beatles fans who welcomed the band home after their tour of the United States. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatle Art
Beatle Art
A four year-old's impression of The Beatles. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
Yeah Yeah Yeah
Yeah Yeah Yeah
A Beatles fan wearing a coat with 'Beatles, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah' sewn onto the back. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
British Invasion
British Invasion
A crowd of Beatles fans wave Union Jacks at the Washington Coliseum. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day
The secretary of the Beatles fan club, surrounded by hundreds of Valentine's cards sent to the group by their adoring fans. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Beatles Puppets
Beatles Puppets
A German teenage Beatles fan, with puppets of her heroes, at the Munich Oktoberfest. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Yeah Yeah Yeah
Yeah Yeah Yeah
A sculpture of the Beatles, entitled 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!', by Anthony Gray, on show at the 13th annual Exhibition of the Society of Portrait Sculptors. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatles Fans
Beatles Fans
Screaming teenage Beatles fans in America. (Photo by William Lovelace/Getty Images)
Fans Invasion
Fans Invasion
Police keeping back a crowd of young fans outside Buckingham Palace, London, as pop group the Beatles receive their MBEs. (Photo by Ted West & Roger Jackson/Central Press/Getty Images)
Beatles Stockings
Beatles Stockings
A woman wearing stockings printed with images of the British pop group the Beatles and a guitar motif. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
Love Is All You Need
Love Is All You Need
The Beatles sporting multi-lingual 'Love Is All You Need' sandwich boards at the EMI studios in Abbey Road, as they prepare for 'Our World', a world-wide live television show broadcasting to 24 countries with a potential audience of 400 million. Original Publication: People Disc - HU0054 (Photo by Jim Gray/Getty Images)
Under heavy security, a guard brings a s
Under heavy security, a guard brings a s
Under heavy security, a guard brings a safe box containing compact discs of the double Beatles album "Anthology 1", on November 21, 1995 at the Virgin Megastore record shop in Paris. AFP PHOTO MICHEL GANGNE (Photo credit should read MICHEL GANGNE/AFP/Getty Images)
Fidel Castro Unveils John Lennon Statue
Fidel Castro Unveils John Lennon Statue
383071 01: Cuban President Fidel Castro unveils a statue of John Lennon on the 20th anniversary of the former Beatle''s death December 8, 2000 in Havana, Cuba. The brass statue was created by Cuban artist Jose Villa. (Photo by Jorge Rey/Newsmakers)
Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood W
Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood W
HOLLYWOOD, : Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session. AFP PHOTO/Lucy Nicholson (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
383070 09: Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the
Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the
HOLLYWOOD, : Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session. AFP PHOTO/Lucy Nicholson (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
383070 08: Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
383070 07: Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
383070 05: A sign greets visitors to the Strawberry Fields on the 20th anniversary of musician John Lennon''s murder December 8, 2000 in Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
383070 02: Flowers and candles sit in honor of slain musician John Lennon on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
The 20th anniversary of John Lennons death
The 20th anniversary of John Lennons death
383012 04: Roses and cards sit lay on the ''Imagine'' circle mosaic December 7, 2000 in the area known as ''Strawberry Fields'' in New York City''s Central Park in memory of slain ex-Beatle John Lennon . Lennon, who was murdered on December 8, 1980 as he arrived home to the Dakota apartment building across the street from the park, will be remembered on the 20th anniversary of his death December 8 with a candle light vigil in and around Strawberry Fields. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Newsmakers)
The 20th anniversary of John Lennons death
The 20th anniversary of John Lennons death
383012 02: A woman places a rose on the "Imagine" memorial mosaic December 7, 2000 honoring the late John Lennon at Strawberry Fields in New York City''s Central Park, the day before the 20th anniversary of his death. New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani refused to suspend the park''s 1 a.m. curfew to accommodate hundreds of Lennon fans expected there Friday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Newsmakers)
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