Remembering John Lennon

POSTED: 11:03 AM Oct 08 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 09 2015

Former Beatle John Lennon would have turned 75 on Friday. Take a look at Lennon's life and career, from The Beatles and beyond.

John Lennon through years - closeup
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Dutch National Archives

Born on Oct. 9, 1940, Lennon had recently turned 40 when he was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in New York City on Dec. 8, 1980. He's seen here in the 1960s.


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