What Happened on December 8, 1980

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Historical Events

  • "Bravo" network premieres on cable TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Annie Leibovitz has a photo-shoot with John Lennon, the last person to professionally photograph him before his death

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
Annie Leibovitz

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), shot and killed in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon