Vintage Photos Of ‘Beatlemania’ Sweeping America In 1964

Flying Beatles
Flying Beatles
8th February 1964: British pop phenomenon The Beatles standing on the steps of an aeroplane at London Airport. Left to right, Paul McCartney, George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Ringo Starr and John Lennon (1940 - 1980). (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
The Beatles With Ed Sullivan
The Beatles With Ed Sullivan
American television host Ed Sullivan smiles while standing with British rock group the Beatles on the set of his television variety series, New York, February 9, 1964. Left to right: Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Sullivan, John Lennon, Paul McCartney. (Photo by Express Newspapers/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)
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)
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)
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)
Snowball Beatles
Snowball Beatles
13th February 1964: The Beatles soon after their arrival in Washington, USA, playing in the snow outside the Coliseum where they were scheduled to perform before a sell-out audience. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
Fab Four Stateside
Fab Four Stateside
13th February 1964: The Beatles in performance at the Washington Coliseum. Left to right : George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney, John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and Ringo Starr. (Photo by Central Press/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)
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)
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)
Categories: Features Music
View Comments

Latest Galleries

David Letterman's Final 'Late Show'
Melissa McCarthy Gets Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame
B.B. King Through The Years
Sofia Vergara Gets Her Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Royal Baby: Prince William & Kate Middleton Welcome Daughter
Actress Julianna Margulies Gets Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame
K-EARTH 101 Attends The Donate Life Run/Walk
ELO's Jeff Lynne Gets Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
blog comments powered by Disqus