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Today in
Beatles History

1980 - In New York City, Mark David Chapman shot John Lennon to death. Earlier in the day, Lennon had autographed an album for Chapman.

1984 - Ringo Starr was a guest on "Saturday Night Live."

2000 - A statue of John Lennon sitting on a park bench was presented in Havana, Cuba. The statue was part of a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Lennon's assassination in New York City.

2001 - In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, a street was renamed "John Lennon Street" in honor of the late Beatle.

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Beatles Quote

"When I was about twelve, I used to think I must be a genius, but nobody's noticed....If there is such a thing as a genius... I am one, and if there isn't, I don't care."
- John Lennon

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