With Monday marking the 34th anniversary of the shooting death of John Lennon, take a look back at Lennon's life and career, from The Beatles and beyond.
Born on Oct. 9, 1940, Lennon had recently turned 40 when he was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in New York City on Dec. 8, 1980.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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Songwriters find inspiration in many places, but often times the best muses turn out to be the people in their lives. Here are just some songs famously inspired by other people.