Wednesday, December 8, 2010

john lennon's assasination, in detail

thirty years ago today, yoko ono watched as a smiling gunman fired five bullets from a .38 revolver into john lennon's body outside their upper west side apartment. after shooting lennon, the killer eerily leafed through "the catcher in the rye". yoko screamed as her doorman shouted "do you know what you've done?" to which the gunman responded, "i just shot john lennon". and that was the end of the ballad of john and yoko .

here are some newspaper headlines covering lennon's death. may he rest in peace.

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