Today marks the 34th anniversary of John Lennon death, and Facebook tributes are pouring in respecting the Beatles star. On 8th December 1980 John Lennon was assassinated, he was sadly shot down in New York outside his apartment by a 25-year-old fan named Mark Chapman.
It was such a shame to hear John Lennon was shot dead, we all loved the Beatles and we all loved John Lennon. He may have had his own beliefs and style, but that is what made Lennon a legend.
In 1980 when he was shot I was 9 years old, and still remember the news like it was yesterday. I sat with my father as he loved watching the news (Still does) when it was aired the Beatle was assassinated in New York.
If you visit his official (Verified) Facebook page you will see a tribute photo to John Lennon, with the Facebook status saying “John Lennon – 9th October 1940 – 8th December 1980. Please share your memories and tributes to John in the comments.” So far John Lennon status has had 45,241 likes, 4,214 comments and 60,901 shares.
What were you doing when you heard John Lennon was shot dead? How old were you when he was killed?