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Spain picks John Lennon film to compete for Oscar

2014-09-26 16:00

Spain's film academy has selected the movie Vivir es Facil con los Ojos Cerrados (Living is Easy With Eyes Closed) about a Spanish man's quest to meet John Lennon as its entry for best foreign language film at next year's Oscars.

John Lennon manuscripts and drawings sell for $2.9m at auction

2014-06-05 15:20

Original manuscripts and drawings by former Beatle John Lennon, produced for two acclaimed books he wrote in the mid-1960s, have sold for $2.9m.

Dentist plans to clone John Lennon

2014-04-12 10:22

A Canadian dentist is planning to clone deceased Beatles star John Lennon using DNA from a tooth he purchased at an auction.

Beatles to release more BBC sessions

2013-09-13 15:45

The Beatles plan to release a new collection of the band's BBC sessions, including commercially unreleased recordings and studio chatter.

King of Rock's Caddy for sale

2013-06-27 10:02

Blues crooner Elvis Presley's Cadillac and tough-guy Steve McQueen's old truck are scheduled to be auctioned in California.

Rare Beatles guitar goes to auction

2013-05-14 18:00

This guitar may not quite gently weep, but it could at least make a well-heeled Beatles fan cry with happiness.

Letters from John Lennon's killer for sale

2013-02-19 13:25

Four letters that John Lennon's killer wrote to the New York City police officer who arrested him are on sale through a Los Angeles auction house.

Rare Lennon letter to Clapton up for sale

2012-11-06 11:31

John Lennon held out the promise he could bring out more musical greatness in legendary guitarist Eric Clapton in a letter that could fetch as much as $30 000 when it is sold at auction.

Lady Gaga wins award

2012-10-07 11:48

Music superstar Lady Gaga will share a peace prize in memory of John Lennon to honour her work campaigning for equality for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot

2012-09-20 17:35

Yoko Ono, the artist and widow of Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon, will bestow a peace award in the couple's name to Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot.

Lennon killer denied parole again

2012-08-23 16:55

Mark David Chapman, who shot dead Beatles star John Lennon in 1981, was denied parole from prison for the seventh time.

Smile, you're on Yoko Ono's new app

2012-06-25 20:34

In the 1960s Yoko Ono set out to create a film that would include the smiling face of every person in the world. Now, nearly five decades later, the project has come to life as an app.

Beatles offspring could form band

2012-04-04 18:40

Beatlemania could see a revival through the offspring of the Fab Four if Paul McCartney's son, James, has his way.

McCartney reflects on Beatles breakup

2011-06-15 13:08

Sir Paul McCartney has said that "hadn't thought of the implications" when he effectively announced the end of The Beatles.

Brad Pitt to play John Lennon

2011-01-07 12:34

Brad Pitt is in discussions to produce and star in a biopic about the life of legendary singer-songwriter John Lennon.

Lennon's final interview

2010-12-08 19:13

John Lennon's final interview has been released by Rolling Stone, on the 30th anniversary of the musician's death.

Beatles finally on iTunes

2010-11-17 11:22

The Fab Four's songs have finally become available on iTunes, setting the stage for a possible new outbreak of Beatlemania.

Pop culture memorabilia up for sale

2010-11-09 18:15

A military band jacket worn by John Lennon, X-rays of Albert Einstein's head and a costume made for Michael Jackson's pet chimp Bubbles are all up for auction.

Imagine All the People Driving Citroëns

2010-10-27 09:52

Yusuf Laher takes in the controversy around the memory of John Lennon being used to sell cars.

FBI seizes Lennon fingerprints

2010-10-07 17:34

The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon's fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop.

Gibson honours John Lennon

2010-10-04 21:56

The Gibson guitar factory is finishing a project to honour what would have been the 70th birthday of Beatles singer and guitarist John Lennon.

John and Yoko pic up for auction

2010-09-18 10:45

A photo that Annie Leibovitz took of John Lennon shortly before he was killed is going up for auction in New York City.

Lennon tribute concert planned

2010-09-14 16:09

John Lennon would have turned 70 on October 9, but celebrations to honour him will go on after that.

Lennon's killer refused parole

2010-09-08 08:32

John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for the sixth time, three months before the 30th anniversary of the former Beatle's death.

 

John Lennon's killer reportedly controlled by 'dark' aliens

2014-06-19 21:00

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of aliens determined to kill the musician to stop him spreading messages of peace, extraterrestrial expert Michael C Luckman has claimed.

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Vandals deface Lennon star before birthday

2013-10-08 15:28

Vandals have scrawled graffiti on John Lennon's star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame over the weekend, prompting an urgent clean-up days before fans gather for the Beatles icon's birthday.

Dentist to clone John Lennon

2013-08-22 19:30

A dentist is planning - with the help of scientists - to clone John Lennon from an old rotten tooth.

Beatles guitar auctioned for $408k in US

2013-05-20 18:07

A six-cord electric guitar that Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison played went under the hammer for $408 000, Julien's Auctions has said.

Pastor: John Lennon died from divine ire

2013-04-10 11:11

John Lennon died because he offended God by suggesting that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, pastor Marco Feliciano has said.

Charlie Chaplin's bowler hat auctioned

2012-11-20 09:47

Charlie Chaplin's trademark bowler hat and cane as the 'Little Tramp' has sold at a Los Angeles auction.

Sydney to host Yoko Ono retrospective

2012-11-01 13:22

Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art has announced it would host a retrospective of Yoko Ono's work which she described as a show designed specially for Australia.

John Lennon drawings coming to NY gallery

2012-10-02 13:54

Fans can see another side of John Lennon in New York this week at an exhibition featuring 100 drawings and sketches by the late Beatle.

Lennon killer wants to live with minister

2012-08-30 10:39

The man who killed ex-Beatle John Lennon has said in his most recent parole bid that he hoped to live and work with an upstate New York minister if released.

John Lennon's killer up for parole

2012-08-18 22:30

Officials say John Lennon's killer, who is up for parole for the seventh time, could have a parole hearing within days.

John Lennon's killer transferred

2012-05-17 12:27

John Lennon's killer has been transferred to another maximum security state prison in New York state.

Marilyn Monroe photos sell for $352k

2011-12-05 18:33

Images from Marilyn Monroe's first photo shoot have sold for $352 000 at an auction that included items from Lady Gaga and John Lennon.

Nowhere Boy

2011-05-27 17:13

The extraordinary untold story of John Lennon.

Fans remember John Lennon

2010-12-09 13:36

John Lennon's fans have celebrated his life by by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honour.

John Lennon lives on

2010-12-07 09:04

Thirty years after his untimely death John Lennon remains a legend whose music and drive for world peace has inspired generations of artists.

Musicians gather for Lennon

2010-11-14 11:57

It was an unusual John Lennon tribute concert - the 30th in a series, but this one had a special feel.

Lennon honoured with coin

2010-10-30 22:15

Rock icon John Lennon is being honored with an official British commemorative coin.

Yoko unveils plaque at Lennon home

2010-10-23 23:43

Yoko Ono has unveiled a commemorative plaque on the London home she shared with John Lennon.

FBI seizes Lennon fingerprints

2010-10-07 17:34

The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon's fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop.

Gibson honours John Lennon

2010-10-04 21:56

The Gibson guitar factory is finishing a project to honour what would have been the 70th birthday of Beatles singer and guitarist John Lennon.

John and Yoko pic up for auction

2010-09-18 10:45

A photo that Annie Leibovitz took of John Lennon shortly before he was killed is going up for auction in New York City.

Lennon tribute concert planned

2010-09-14 16:09

John Lennon would have turned 70 on October 9, but celebrations to honour him will go on after that.

Lennon's killer refused parole

2010-09-08 08:32

John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for the sixth time, three months before the 30th anniversary of the former Beatle's death.

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