Model Pattie Boyd was 19 when she met George Harrison while shooting the Beatles film A Hard Day's Night in 1964. She was cast as a fan. They married in 1966 but then divorced in 1974. Pattie went on to marry (and then divorce) George's friend and fellow musician Eric Clapton.
Newlyweds Pattie and George posed together in 1966.
Pattie Boyd and George Harrison got married on Jan. 21, 1966, at the Registry Office in Esher, Surrey. Paul McCartney was the best man.
George Harrison and Patti Boyd spent their honeymoon in Barbados.
After his divorce from Pattie Boyd, George Harrison married Olivia Trinidad Arias in 1978. They met in 1974 at the Dark Horse Records offices, where she was a secretary. The two have one son together, Dhani Harrison.
In 1999, George Harrison was attacked with a knife by a house intruder. He had Olivia to thank for saving his life; she hit the assailant with a fireplace poker to get him to stop stabbing her husband.
In 1963, Alfie actress Jane Asher met and began dating Paul McCartney. During their relationship, Paul wrote several songs that were inspired by Jane, including "And I Love Her," "You Won't See Me," and "I'm Looking Through You." They dated for five years and were engaged before she broke things off after discovering he was seeing someone else.
Linda Eastman was a photographer of rock bands who was a bigger fan of John Lennon before meeting the band and falling for Paul McCartney. Even though Linda was with someone else the first time she met Paul — at a concert in 1967 — it was love at first sight, and they married in 1969.
Paul and Linda had four children, including Linda's daughter from her previous marriage: Heather, Mary (pictured here in 1971), Stella (now a fashion designer), and James.
Paul McCartney and Linda attended a Buddy Holly tribute dinner in London in 1990.
Paul and Linda spent a night out and about in 1990.
Paul and Linda walked together in 1998.
John Lennon met first wife Cynthia Powell in 1957 when they were both students at the Liverpool College of Art and Design. John asked Cynthia (who he later called "Cyn") out at a college party but she turned him down because she was engaged. They eventually did start dating but had a rocky relationship. They married in 1962 when Cynthia became pregnant, but they had to keep the marriage and pregnancy a secret because of the fans.
John Lennon was still married to Cynthia when he began a relationship with Japanese artist, author, and peace activist Yoko Ono. John's wife left him after walking in on John and Yoko in 1968. John and Yoko married in 1969 and had a son together, musician Sean Lennon, in 1975.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent their 1969 honeymoon protesting world violence by spending a week in bed together in Amsterdam.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono posed in 1969 during their honeymoon bed protest.
John Lennon and wife Yoko Ono visited a Parisian flea market in 1969.
Ringo Starr met Maureen Cox at The Cavern Club, where The Beatles were playing. Maureen was just a teenage trainee hairdresser at the time. After she found out she was pregnant in 1965, the then-18-year-old and Ringo got hitched at the Caxton Hall Register Office in London. They had three children together before divorcing in 1975.
The women who may have loved The Beatles most were the throngs of young women and girls who kept Beatlemania alive with their emotional and passionate fandom.