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John Lennon at 70

<p>Memorabilia lie around a circle with the word Imagine in Central Park's Strawberry Fields in New York, December 8, 2005. 


REUTERS/Keith Bedford</p>

Memorabilia lie around a circle with the word Imagine in Central Park's Strawberry Fields in New York, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Memorabilia lie around a circle with the word Imagine in Central Park's Strawberry Fields in New York, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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<p>An image of John Lennon is projected onto the Liverpool waterfront buildings, December 8, 2005. 


REUTERS/Ian Hodgson</p>

An image of John Lennon is projected onto the Liverpool waterfront buildings, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Ian Hodgson

An image of John Lennon is projected onto the Liverpool waterfront buildings, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Ian Hodgson

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<p>A fan holds up a picture of John Lennon at a candlelight vigil at Strawberry Fields, December 8, 2005. 


REUTERS/Peter Foley </p>

A fan holds up a picture of John Lennon at a candlelight vigil at Strawberry Fields, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Peter Foley

A fan holds up a picture of John Lennon at a candlelight vigil at Strawberry Fields, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Peter Foley

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<p>A painting of John Lennon hangs on the front of the the ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) building in Havana, December 19, 2006. 


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A painting of John Lennon hangs on the front of the the ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) building in Havana, December 19, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

A painting of John Lennon hangs on the front of the the ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) building in Havana, December 19, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Candles lit in memory of the late George Harrison and John Lenon sit at Strawberry Fields, November 30, 2001. 


REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Candles lit in memory of the late George Harrison and John Lenon sit at Strawberry Fields, November 30, 2001. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Candles lit in memory of the late George Harrison and John Lenon sit at Strawberry Fields, November 30, 2001. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A computer generated image shows an image of how John Lennon would have looked if he were still alive in 2004. 


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A computer generated image shows an image of how John Lennon would have looked if he were still alive in 2004. REUTERS/File

A computer generated image shows an image of how John Lennon would have looked if he were still alive in 2004. REUTERS/File

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<p>A photo of John Lennon sits on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, December 8, 2005. 


REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A photo of John Lennon sits on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A photo of John Lennon sits on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, December 8, 2005. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A self portrait by John Lennon hanging in west London, September 6, 2001.


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A self portrait by John Lennon hanging in west London, September 6, 2001. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

A self portrait by John Lennon hanging in west London, September 6, 2001. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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<p>The mug-shot of Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John Lennon. Chapman is currently imprisoned at Attica State Prison in New York, serving a 20-year-to-life sentence after pleading guilty to 2nd degree murder. 


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The mug-shot of Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John Lennon. Chapman is currently imprisoned at Attica State Prison in New York, serving a 20-year-to-life sentence after pleading guilty to 2nd degree murder. REUTERS/File

The mug-shot of Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John Lennon. Chapman is currently imprisoned at Attica State Prison in New York, serving a 20-year-to-life sentence after pleading guilty to 2nd degree murder. REUTERS/File

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<p>Visitors participate in a "bed-in" as they tour the exhibition "Imagine: The Peace Ballad of John &amp; Yoko" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 3, 2009. 


REUTERS/Christine Muschi 
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Visitors participate in a "bed-in" as they tour the exhibition "Imagine: The Peace Ballad of John & Yoko" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Christine Muschi

Visitors participate in a "bed-in" as they tour the exhibition "Imagine: The Peace Ballad of John & Yoko" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Christine Muschi

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<p>A pair of sunglasses worn by John Lennon seen with a photo of the singer in New York, April 16, 2007. 


REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

A pair of sunglasses worn by John Lennon seen with a photo of the singer in New York, April 16, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A pair of sunglasses worn by John Lennon seen with a photo of the singer in New York, April 16, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>The Beatles in a 1960's era photo. 



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The Beatles in a 1960's era photo. REUTERS/File

The Beatles in a 1960's era photo. REUTERS/File

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<p>A shirt worn by John Lennon in the iconic photograph, at the "John Lennon: The New York City Years" exhibit in New York, May 11, 2009. 


REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

A shirt worn by John Lennon in the iconic photograph, at the "John Lennon: The New York City Years" exhibit in New York, May 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A shirt worn by John Lennon in the iconic photograph, at the "John Lennon: The New York City Years" exhibit in New York, May 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A bust of John Lennon in the reception area at the Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool, February 1, 2008. 

REUTERS/Phil Noble </p>

A bust of John Lennon in the reception area at the Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool, February 1, 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A bust of John Lennon in the reception area at the Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool, February 1, 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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<p>A photograph of John Lennon hangs at the June Kelly Gallery in New York, June 11, 2008. 


REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A photograph of John Lennon hangs at the June Kelly Gallery in New York, June 11, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A photograph of John Lennon hangs at the June Kelly Gallery in New York, June 11, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>The Beatles in a 1960s era photo. 


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The Beatles in a 1960s era photo. REUTERS/File

The Beatles in a 1960s era photo. REUTERS/File

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<p>The piano which John Lennon used to compose the song 'Imagine' sits on the grassy knoll next to the site where former President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on, in Dallas, November 22, 2006. In the background is the former Texas School Book Depository.


REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

The piano which John Lennon used to compose the song 'Imagine' sits on the grassy knoll next to the site where former President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on, in Dallas, November 22, 2006. In the background is the former Texas School Book...more

The piano which John Lennon used to compose the song 'Imagine' sits on the grassy knoll next to the site where former President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on, in Dallas, November 22, 2006. In the background is the former Texas School Book Depository. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A photograph signed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono on display in New York City, October 25, 2006. 


REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

A photograph signed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono on display in New York City, October 25, 2006. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A photograph signed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono on display in New York City, October 25, 2006. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>The .38 calibre handgun used by Mark David Chapman to kill John Lennon. 

REUTERS/Chip East</p>

The .38 calibre handgun used by Mark David Chapman to kill John Lennon. REUTERS/Chip East

The .38 calibre handgun used by Mark David Chapman to kill John Lennon. REUTERS/Chip East

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