To coincide with the 48th anniversary of John Lennon‘s birth, the United States cable television network Cinemax broadcasts DA Pennebaker’s film of the Plastic Ono Band’s appearance at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival on 13 September 1969.
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In celebration of what would have been John Lennon‘s 41st birthday, a seven foot bronze statue was unveiled outside City Hall in Los Angeles.
John Lennon was shot and killed on this day at the entrance of the Dakota building, New York City, where he lived with his wife Yoko Ono. He was 40 years old.
To celebrate the 40th birthday of her husband John Lennon, and the fifth of her son Sean, Yoko Ono hired an aircraft pilot to skywrite a message in the sky above the Dakota.
For the second year running, John Lennon and his second son Sean held a joint birthday party at the Tavern On The Green in Central Park, New York City.
In celebration of John Lennon‘s 38th birthday, and Sean Lennon’s third, a party was held at the Tavern On The Green in Central Park, New York City.
As a present for John Lennon‘s 36th birthday, Ringo Starr arranged for singer and actress Cherry Vanilla to give a special performance at the Dakota building.
The day after they considered an appearance on NBC’s Saturday Night (later Saturday Night Live), John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the final time.
On the evening that Wings At The Speed Of Sound reached number one in the US charts, Paul McCartney paid a visit to John Lennon at the Dakota in New York City.
On John Lennon‘s 35th birthday, his second son Sean was born in a New York hospital.
John Lennon made a surprise appearance at Elton John’s concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden on this evening.
Following the opening of Yoko Ono‘s art exhibition This Is Not Here at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York, a party was held at a nearby hotel room in celebration of John Lennon‘s 31st birthday.
On this day, John Lennon‘s 31st birthday, a retrospective exhibition of artworks by Yoko Ono opened at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York.
Although their solo project had largely been successful, 1970 was a dark year for The Beatles. Their group activities were limited to finishing off the Let It Be album, dealing with business activities at Apple, and giving occasional interviews to the press.
Following the recording session for the John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album track Remember, John Lennon invited his father Alf to dinner at Tittenhurst Park in Ascot.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: John Lennon John Lennon spent much of his 30th birthday in Studio Three of EMI Studios, Abbey Road, where he continued work on his debut solo album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. On this day he recorded the song Remember.
In answer to speculation resulting from Paul McCartney‘s questionnaire in which he effectively announced that The Beatles were no more, Apple issued a final press statement about the group.
Room four, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Phil Spector Engineers: Mike Sheady, Eddie Klein Phil Spector spent much of this day working on an idea which was never used: a 16-second tape loop using part of the instrumental break from George Harrison‘s For You Blue. Onto this he overlaid snatches of dialogue from members of… Read more »
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Although The Beatles’ last recording session as a quartet had taken place on 20 August 1969, there were several other sessions involving one or more members up until April 1970.
John Lennon returned his MBE to the Queen on this day, as an act of protest against the Vietnam war.