Elizabeth Edwards died yesterday. Thirty years ago, a former fan turned religious fanatic murdered John Lennon in New York City, shooting him in the back.
John Lennon, for you youngsters, was a bandmate in Paul McCartney’s old pre-Wings band. They had a lot of hit singles that you might recognize from elevators and supermarkets.
Yesterday was Pearl Harbor day, which fades from popular memory as fewer and fewer Americans are alive that actually remember it. The same begins to hold true for the assassination of John Lennon by Mark David Chapman. Wikipedia: Continue reading