Howard Cosell Telling Millions That John Lennon Was Shot 39 Years Ago Today


It was a Monday night on December 8th, 1980. I was 16 years old. I remember watching Monday Night Football and walking in the hallway of my home in Chula Vista and hearing the words from Howard Cosell that John Lennon was shot and killed. I recall stopping in the hallway to take in what I just heard. At that time in my life, I was totally in to the Beatles just like millions of others, but to hear those words from Howard Cosell hit me so hard. I remember turning on KGB and the deejay on the air was emotional. I recall the next day on KGB radio there was a moment of silence on the air. John Lennon was just 40 years old. Imagine the music the world has missed out on, because of one horrific moment in time. Here are some videos to watch and remember John Lennon. Tommy Sablan producer Coe Lewis 3-7pm 101.5 KGB

John Lennon in 1974 on Monday Night Football

George Harrison tribute to John Lennon

Elton John tribute to John Lennon

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