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Posted on Sustainabilitank.info on December 8th, 2012
by Pincas Jawetz (PJ@SustainabiliTank.com)

The Beatles‘ musician John Lennon was shot and senselessly killed outside of his New York City apartment on the night of Dec. 8, 1980.  Lennon and JAPANESE wife Yoko Ono were returning from the recording studio to their home at The Dakota when 25-year-old crazed fan Mark David Chapman shot him at close range.

Earlier in the day Chapman had been hanging around The Dakota with other fans and asked Lennon for an autograph.

When The Beatles broke up in 1970, John Lennon focused on humanitarian and social activism.

After the 1975 birth of his son Sean, John Lennon retreated from public eye to concentrate on his family.  John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s  1980 “Double-Fantasy” album was planned to be his comeback in the music scene.  Lennon was murdered just weeks after “Double-Fantasy” was released.

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