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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Lennon, John

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..., John ( 1940–80 ) English singer and songwriter , a member of The Beatles . Lennon co-wrote the vast majority of The Beatles' songs with Paul McCartney , and appeared in the band's films and in How I Won the War ( 1967 ). He published In His Own Write ( 1964 ) and A Spaniard in the Works ( 1965 ). A major figure in the peace movement, he married Yoko Ono ( 1933 – ) in 1969 . His solo albums include Imagine ( 1971 ) and Double Fantasy ( 1980 ). On December 8, 1980 , Lennon was shot dead by Mark Chapman in New York...

Beatles, The

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...Perhaps the most influential band in the history of 20th-century popular music. Formed in Liverpool in 1960 , The Beatles initially consisted of John Lennon ( 1940–80 ), Paul McCartney ( 1942 – ), George Harrison ( 1943–2001 ), and Pete Best ( 1941 – ). In 1962 Best was replaced by Ringo Starr ( Richard Starkey , 1940 – ). The Beatles' early style was US-derivative rhythm and blues blended with Lennon and McCartney 's song-writing talent and attractive harmonies. Between 1964 and 1970 , they dominated pop music with 18 albums, including ...

McCartney, Sir Paul

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...Sir Paul ( 1942 – ) British singer and songwriter . McCartney was the bass player in The Beatles and co-wrote most of their hit songs with John Lennon . The release of his solo album, McCartney ( 1970 ), marked the break-up of The Beatles. In 1971 he formed a new band, Wings, with his wife Linda ( 1942–98 ). “Mull of Kintyre” ( 1977 ) was the bestselling (2.5 million) UK single. In 1995 , McCartney participated in a brief reformation of The Beatles. During the 1990s, he turned to classically inspired work, such as Liverpool Oratorio (...

LPL

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... [Airport Code] Liverpool, John Lennon airport,...

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...presidential election against the incumbent Jimmy Carter Reagan, Ronald (6 Feb. 1911) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev 1980s 20th century Politics US presidents Rulers and politicians United States 1980 1980 Beatle John Lennon is murdered by a psychopath on the steps of his and Yoko Ono's apartment block in New York Lennon, John (1940–1980) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1980s 20th century Performing arts Music United States 1981 1981 Iran releases the US embassy hostages immediately after the end of Jimmy Carter's presidency Iran hostage crisis...

United States

United States: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...presidential election against the incumbent Jimmy Carter Reagan, Ronald (6 Feb. 1911) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev 1980s 20th century Politics US presidents Rulers and politicians North America 1980 1980 Beatle John Lennon is murdered by a psychopath on the steps of his and Yoko Ono's apartment block in New York Lennon, John (1940–1980) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1980s 20th century Performing arts Music North America 1981 1981 Iran releases the US embassy hostages immediately after the end of Jimmy Carter's presidency Iran hostage crisis...

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