Happy Birthday John Lennon!

If the great John Lennon were alive he would be turning 67 years old today.

May he and his messages of love and peace never be forgotten.

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PEACE: A state of mutual harmony between people or groups of people.

Fun facts about John Lennon:

He loved cats and at one point owned six at once.

After he heard Elvis Presley’s song “Heartbreak Hotel” John new he wanted to be a “rocker.”

John got the chance to meet Elvis in 1965 – Elvis called John “Beatle” because he was unsure of John’s name.

Once upon a time The Beatles were called Johnny and the MoonDogs.

While living at the Dakota, John’s neighbors included singer-songwriter Roberta Flack, and actors Peter Boyle, Gloria Swanson, and Lauren Bacall.

From the mouth of John Lennon:

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”

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