John Lennon is interviewed in Cannes

12.00pm, Tuesday 25 May 1965 (48 years ago)

In May 1965 John Lennon and his wife Cynthia made a brief trip to Cannes in France to attend the film festival. He was interviewed on this day by reporter Martin Ogronsky for CBS TV’s The Merv Griffin Show.

The interview took place close to the sea front, before the couple returned to England later in the day. It was screened on Griffin’s show from 11pm on 1 June 1965.

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