Remembering John Lennon

Published: Oct 08 2012 01:03:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Dec 08 2014 07:00:30 AM EST

With Monday marking the 34th anniversary of the shooting death of John Lennon, take a look back at Lennon's life and career, from The Beatles and beyond.

John Lennon through years - closeup
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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.

 
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