john lennon

January 22, 1981

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On this day in 1981, a John Lennon tribute issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published with the famous photo taken by Annie Leibovitz of a naked Lennon embracing a fully [...]

October 9, 1940

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On this day in 1940, John Winston Lennon was born to Julia and Alfred Lennon in Liverpool, England. The “Winston” comes from British Prime Minister Winston [...]

October 1, 1971

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On this day in 1971, John Lennon’s LP Imagine was certified [...]

September 28, 1974

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On this day in 1974, John Lennon was an in-studio guest on WNEW-FM. Lennon was finishing his latest album Walls and Bridges. What began as a discussion about the new album [...]

August 24, 1998

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On this day in 1998, a 53-year-old woman named Ingrid Pedersen announced that she is the long-lost illegitimate half-sister of John Lennon.  She had kept her secret for many [...]

February 12, 1967

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On this day in 1967, just after eight o’clock in the evening, the West Sussex police arrived at Keith Richards’ famous Redlands home. The first intimation something was [...]

February 4, 1968

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On this day in 1968, U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell received a secret memo from Senator Strom Thurmond in which Thurmond suggests deporting John Lennon due to his [...]

December 14, 1980

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Today in 1980, Yoko Ono asked fans to observe ten minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon. More than 30,000 fans gathered outside St. George’s Hall in Liverpool. [...]

October 24, 1973

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On this day in 1973, John Lennon sued the American government claiming that both he and his lawyer had been bugged and wiretapped, both while Lennon was fighting deportation [...]

May 7, 1992

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Today in 1992, a black leather jacket owned by John Lennon (between 1960 and 1963) before The Beatles hit the big time, was sold at Christie’s Auction House in London [...]
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