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John Lennon at 80: His life in pictures

The musician died in New York in 1980

Today would have marked the 80th birthday of the late Beatles star John Lennon.

The musician died in 1980 in New York after he was shot by Mark David Chapman.

Here the PA news agency takes a look at his life in pictures.

Comedian Peter Cook talking to John Lennon in 1966 (PA)

The Beatles in 1967 (PA)

John Lennon 80th birthday

The Beatles at a recording session in London in 1967 (PA)

Beatles at London Airport

George Harrison and John Lennon depart London Airport in 1965 (PA)

JOHN AND CYNTHIA LENNON

John Lennon with his then wife Cynthia Lennon at Heathrow Airport in 1968 (PA)

John Lennon 80th birthday

Actor Victor Spinetti (left) John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the first night of Lennon’s first play at The Old Vic National Theatre in London in 1968 (PA)

John Lennon at the recording studio in 1967 (PA)

The Beatles showing their MBE Insignias in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in 1965 (PA)

John Lennon 80th birthday

The Beatles board a plane in 1966 (PA)

John Lennon 80th birthday

The Beatles and their wives arrive for the premiere of their film Help! in London in 1965 (PA)

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