The Beatles Impact On Pop Culture

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The Beatles the famous English rock band, was formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The band had four members John Lennon, George Harrison , Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and became widely known as the best ever band of that time. The rock band influenced rock music and popular culture. In 1964 The Beatles made their first appearance on American TV and they became international stars. They did not only affect the rock and roll music but also the fashion and lifestyle . Below are some of the ways the Beatles changed the world as we knew it.


The Beatles haircut, also known as the “mop top”, because of its resemblance to a mop, was world-wide known because of the famous band and was imitated by many adults between 1964 and 1966. The mop top is a mid length hairstyle. It is a straight neck length cut , over the ears , with bangs.
The Beatle haircut is also known by the name “Arthur”. At a press conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York, Harrison was asked by a repoter: “What do you call your hairstyle?” His answer was “Arthur”. The scene of the reporter asking Harrison was recreated in the movie “A Hard Day’s Night”.
The “mop top “ was getting so popular that led toy manufacturers to produce real hair and plastic “Beatle Wigs”. Lower Toy Manufacturing Corp., of New York was licensed to make the only authentic Beatle Wig. The wig
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