October 9, 1940
John Lennon was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles.
When John was 11 years old, her mother played him Elvis Presley records, taught him the banjo, and showed him how to play “Ain’t That a Shame” by Fats Domino.
His parents named him John Winston Lennon after his paternal grandfather. His mother’s name is Julia and his father’s name is Alfred Lennon who was a merchant seaman.
He married Cynthia Powell on August 23, 1962 his schoolmate at the Liverpool College of Art but got divorced in November 1968. They had a son named Julian.
He was in a relationship with Yoko Ono in 1968 while he was not yet divorced with his wife Cynthia but when the divorce was granted, they got married on March 20, 1969. They had a son named Sean Lennon after having several miscarriages.