John Lennon passed away on December 8, 1980. He was an English musician, performer, and songwriter who was born on October 9, 1940.

A jealous admirer opened fire on John Lennon on December 8, 1980, shooting him four times in the back on his way to stardom. 

When John Lennon passed away on December 8, 1980, he had $200 million in the bank. 

Musician John Lennon of England wrote and performed the song "Imagine" in 1971 for his album of the same name.  

John Lennon's first wife was Cynthia Powell, who went by the name Lennon. In 1962, they tied the knot after meeting in art school. In 1968, they had a divorce. 

The second wife of John Lennon was a multimedia artist named Yoko Ono. They tied the knot in 1969 .

Julian Charles John, his eldest son, is shared with Cynthia Lennon, his ex-wife. Sean Tara Ono, his younger son, is shared with Yoko Ono, his widow.

Songs: Give Peace a Chance Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) 

A new three-part documentary series claims that "I'm shot" were John Lennon's last words. 

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