A Hard Day’s Night 

July 10, 1964 ~ The Beatles release their 3rd album. It’s #307 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. 

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.