Word Origin and History for beatlemania
The social phenomenon of Beatlemania, which finds expression in handbags, balloons and other articles bearing the likeness of the loved ones, or in the hysterical screaming of young girls whenever the Beatle Quartet performs in public. ["London Times," Dec. 27, 1963]
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for beatlemania
Fifty years ago this month the Daily Mirror first diagnosed ‘Beatlemania’ as it was sweeping the world.
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The subject of a documentary at SXSW, she breaks her silence on going out with the band, crazed fans, and Beatlemania.The Beatles’ Secretary, Good Ol’ Freda, Breaks Silence in Exclusive SXSW Interview
March 14, 2013