Yoko Ono has unveiled a blue plaque outside the London flat she shared with her then-boyfriend John Lennon in 1968.
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On 18 October 2010 (19 October in North America) remastered editions of The Beatles' compilations 1962-1966 (Red Album) and 1967-1970 (Blue Album) were reissued. On the same days a new box set, Collaborations by Ravi Shankar and George Harrison, was also released.
A photograph of John Lennon is being projected onto Albert Dock in Liverpool to mark the start of the John Lennon Tribute Season.
The 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth is being celebrated with a range of events around the world. Below are some of the main events taking place.
Yoko Ono has asked users of the microblogging service Twitter to tweet a million birthday wishes for John Lennon today, the 70th anniversary of his birthday.
Ringo Starr has released a brief video tribute to John Lennon, ahead of the 70th anniversary of his former bandmate's birth.
Google has marked the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth by publishing their first animated Google Doodle.
John Lennon's application for United States residence was seized by the FBI this week from a New York memorabilia dealer.
Remastered versions of John Lennon's solo back catalogue have been released to coincide with the 70th anniversary of his birth.
On Friday 1 October 2010, John Lennon's first group, The Quarrymen, performed a version of The Beatles' song In My Life in tribute to him at the Hollywood Bowl in California.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein has been honoured by a plaque in London.
Geoff Baker, former press officer for Apple Corps and Paul McCartney, is to write a history of The Beatles' fans in their own words.
Technology corporation Hewlett-Packard is to digitise and store the private collection of Sir Paul McCartney, it has been announced.
John Lennon's former home at 34 Montagu Square, London is to have an English Heritage blue plaque, it has been announced.
The Gibson Guitar Corporation is to release three new acoustic guitars to commemorate the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth.
Sir Paul McCartney's Grammy Award-winning 1973 album Band On The Run is to be reissued in November. The remastered recording will be issued in a range of formats, including a deluxe four-disc collection.
A note written by John Lennon on the day he died has gone on sale for $154,000.
Yoko Ono has opened an art installation at Berlin's Haunch Of Venison gallery in which one of the exhibits is a large pane of glass with a bullet hole.
Mark David Chapman, who on 8 December 1980 shot and killed John Lennon, has been denied parole for the sixth time.
A club where Ringo Starr performed one of his first concerts with The Beatles has burnt down.