The Invasion Begins … 

Reporter: Are you a little embarrassed by the lunacy you cause?
Lennon: No, it’s great …. We like lunatics.

February 7, 1964 ~ Thanks to media coverage and a publicity campaign by Capitol Records, thousands of screaming fans greet The Beatles when Flight 101 from London lands in New York at 1:20 p.m.

The scenes become iconic images of Beatlemania.