Beatlemania Invades Madame Tussauds In DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Fifty years after the Beatles'first album "Please Please Me" (which was released on March 22, 1963), Madame Tussauds unveiled wax figures of the Fab Four.

Yes, now you can see George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr at the location at 1001 F Street, NW, at the corner of 10th & F Streets. Along with the wax figures of the group, museum officials say you'll see rare Beatles memorabilia from the O Street Museum Foundation, including a Rock-Ola Yellow Submarine Jukebox, 1960s Beatles Bobble heads, the first set of colored Beatles cards uncut,rare photos, a photo signed by the Beatles, signed movie posters and a film cell from the 1968 film Yellow Submarine.

H.H. Leonards Spero, founder and chairman of The Mansion on O Street and O Street Museum Foundation, and Ted Spero, President of The Mansion on O Street and member of the board of O Street Museum Foundation, were there for the unveiling of the exhibit on Wednesday.

Some older Americans may remember The Beatles' U.S. debut. On February 7, 1964 when the guys at John F. Kennedy Airport to thousands of screaming fans. Two days later, 73 million people watched their performance on the New York City stage of the Ed Sullivan Show.


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