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PHOTOS: Beatlemania

PHOTOS: Beatlemania

BEATLEMANIA WAS A BIG DEAL: In the early 1960s, The Beatles couldn't go anywhere without being met by a mob of screaming fans. Photo: Associated Press

Beatlemania took America by storm, with fans of the Fab Four passing out, sneaking into hotels where the band was staying, and even hanging from the rafters of a Boston auditorium in an effort to get closer to the group.

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