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Lennon's killer denied parole for 7th time in NY

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said. Mark David Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday. The transcript of his latest hearing wasn't immediately released.


John Lennon's tooth sells for $31,200

The tooth fairy's trash became another man's treasure Saturday when a discolored molar that once belonged to John Lennon was put up for auction.


Fans Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday in Central Park

Fans Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday in Central Park

A crush of fans circled a flower-graced mosaic in Central Park's Strawberry Fields and sang lyrics from "Imagine" on Saturday to honor Beatles legend John Lennon on his 70th birthday.


Imagine: John Lennon at 70

Reuven Gershon of the Counterfeit Beatles gives us his impression of what John Lennon might be doing if he were alive to celebrate his 70th birthday.


Book review: 'In His Own Write' and 'A Spaniard in the Works' by John Lennon

The onetime Beatle's cheeky writing efforts are being re-released this month in an omnibus edition to mark what would have been his 70th birthday Oct. 9.


FBI seizes Lennon fingerprint set

FBI seizes Lennon fingerprint set

A set of John Lennon's fingerprints taken when he applied for US residence is confiscated by the FBI from a New York memorabilia dealer.


Potty Beatles fan pays £9,500 for Lennon's toilet

An overseas collector pays £9,500 for John Lennon's toilet at an auction in Liverpool.

Senh: Is that really something you want to keep around? I mean, c'mon. He poo-pooed on that thing.


Beatles' lyrics fetch $1.2m

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to Beatles song A Day In The Life sell for $1.2m (£810,000) at auction, well above the price expected.


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