John Lennon, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, was born on October 9, 1940.

John Lennon became famous throughout the world as the founder and live guitarist of the Beatles.

Due to John's influential music, the Beatles became one of the most prominent bands in the world in a very short time.

Lennon then later left the Beatles in 1970 to pursue his own career.

After this he released many albums which were successful all over the world.

Their major albums include Imagine (1971) and Plastic Ono Band (1970)

John Lennon had two marriages, his primary wife was Yoko Ono.

In New York City at the Age of 40 by Mark David Chapman John Lennon was murdered