john lennon

August 20, 1980

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Today in 1980, John Lennon began recording his final album, Double Fantasy, with his wife Yoko Ono. [...]

June 28, 1975

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On this day in 1975, David Bowie’s “Fame” was released. It would go on to become Bowie’s first No.1 hit in the America and featured legendary Beatle [...]

May 15, 1971

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On this day in 1971, two short films by John Lennon (with directing help from his partner, Yoko Ono) were shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France. In the [...]

April 27, 1970

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On this day in 1970, John Lennon’s explicit “Bag One” lithographs are returned to the London Arts Gallery exhibition after a High Court judge ruled them [...]

March 27, 2003

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On this day in 2003, John Lennon’s boyhood home in Liverpool was opened to the public. 251 Menlove Avenue, located in Woolton, an affluent suburb of Liverpool, was [...]

March 23, 1964

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On this day in 1964, John Lennon’s book In His Own Write was [...]

March 22, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Paul McCartney’s original birth certificate was sold to a private Beatles collector for $84,146. The auction was held in Tokyo, the items varied [...]

March 12, 1974

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On this day in 1974, John Lennon and Harry Nilsson got drunk and disorderly and heckled the Smothers Brothers at a comedy show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. They were [...]

February 29, 1972

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On this day in 1972, John Lennon’s U.S. immigration visa expired. It started as a countermeasure to Lennon’s anti-war sentiment, and was the start of a [...]

February 11, 1970

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On this day in 1970, John Lennon paid 1,344 pounds in fines for 96 students who had protested the South African rugby team playing in Scotland. Lennon’s objection was [...]
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