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22-06-1981

Mark Chapman pleads guilty to killing ex Beatle John Lennon

He nearly abandoned the assassination attempt after viewing Robert Redford’s directorial debut, ‘Ordinary People’, and again considered dropping his plan after John Lennon autographed his album, ‘Double Fantasy’ for him. On this day, the retired security guard admitted to killing his former idol using bullets borrowed from a deputy sheriff… Read the full Mark Chapman Crime File