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Imagine: John Lennon (1940-1980)

In assasination, Crime, hippie scene, History, music, television, Video on December 8, 2008 by Editor Z

It was twenty nine years ago, on the evening of December 8,1980 that John Lennon, musician, poet, and preacher of peace and love was assassinated outside his New York Apartment building by Mark David Chapman, a deranged fan whose record Lennon had autographed earlier in the day. He was only forty years of age.

Here is a vintage report from the following day, since the murder happened too late that night to make that evenings news.



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