Imagine, John Lennon would have been 75 today

To many, John Lennon is the face of the The Beatle... more

Lennon formed his first music group Quarrymen, named after his school Quarry Banks High School at the age of 15. This photo shows the group playing at St. Peter’s Church garden fête, where Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time. Wikimedia Commons
1/6Lennon formed his first music group Quarrymen, named after his school Quarry Banks High School at the age of 15. This photo shows the group playing at St. Peter’s Church garden fête, where Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time. Wikimedia Commons
The cover of the Beatles’ debut studio album ‘Please Please Me’ which they recorded in 11 hours on a day Lennon had a very bad cold. Released on 22 March 1963, it hit the top of the UK album charts in May 1963 and remained there for 30 weeks. Wikimedia Commons
2/6The cover of the Beatles’ debut studio album ‘Please Please Me’ which they recorded in 11 hours on a day Lennon had a very bad cold. Released on 22 March 1963, it hit the top of the UK album charts in May 1963 and remained there for 30 weeks. Wikimedia Commons
Lenon and his wife, Yoko Ono observed two weeks of ‘Bed-in’ protest against the ongoing Vietnam war. This experiment was to send out the message that protests can be non-violent. This photo is of their first bed-in in Amsterdam Hilton Hotel on 25 March 1969. Wikimedia Commons
3/6Lenon and his wife, Yoko Ono observed two weeks of ‘Bed-in’ protest against the ongoing Vietnam war. This experiment was to send out the message that protests can be non-violent. This photo is of their first bed-in in Amsterdam Hilton Hotel on 25 March 1969. Wikimedia Commons
Crowds gathered outside the home of John Lennon in December 1980 in New York after the news that he had been shot and killed. A flag flies at half-mast over the building. Getty Images
4/6Crowds gathered outside the home of John Lennon in December 1980 in New York after the news that he had been shot and killed. A flag flies at half-mast over the building. Getty Images
Google dedicated this doodle to John Lennon on his 70th birth anniversary five years back. The face in the centre is the famous self-portrait by Lennon who loved drawing cartoons as much as he enjoyed music. Google doodle archive
5/6Google dedicated this doodle to John Lennon on his 70th birth anniversary five years back. The face in the centre is the famous self-portrait by Lennon who loved drawing cartoons as much as he enjoyed music. Google doodle archive
More than 2,000 students, politicians and activists joined Yoko Ono at New York’s Central Park on Tuesday to create the biggest human peace sign in celebration of John Lennon’s 75th birthday. AFP
6/6More than 2,000 students, politicians and activists joined Yoko Ono at New York’s Central Park on Tuesday to create the biggest human peace sign in celebration of John Lennon’s 75th birthday. AFP
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