It Was Twenty-Four Year Ago Today

John Lennon was shot and killed twenty-four years ago on this day in 1980. To re-live that moment, go here and view full size scanned images of stories in Newsweek, Time and other magazines. Additionally, the BEEB put this article out in 2000, which gives insight into the night Lennon died.

More: Feel free to visit Strawberry Fields, "virtually". (h/t Xeni)


  1. John Lennon, RIP

    I guess non-fans of the Beatles wonder why we go through this every December 8. Sure, his politics were barmy, but then, he wrote She Said, She Said, Sexy Sadie, Hey Bulldog, and I’m a Loser. Plus all the more…

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