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50 Years Ago Today: Hysteria as Beatles Play Shea Stadium

A milestone in rock history, the Beatles concert at Shea Stadium on Aug. 15, 1965, was the largest crowd in music history at the time.
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The Beatles perform at Shea Stadium in New York on August 15, 1965.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images