John Lennon


Born on October 9, 1940.
Died at the age of 40 on December 8, 1980.
Cause of Death: Shot dead by a crazed fan.

John Lennon
He has been dead for 42 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who died in 1980.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did John Lennon belong to?

John Lennon was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

John Lennon was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1940.

That is a 5 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He was a member of the English rock band "The Beatles". Following the breakup of the band, he embarked on a successful solo career.

Which star sign was John Lennon?

John Lennon had the star sign Libra.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 6.

How tall was he?

John Lennon was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 179 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 10 inches.

How old would John Lennon be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Cliff Richard

British singer.
Born on October 14th, 1940
Star Sign: Libra

How many years ago did he die?

He died 42 years, 3 months and 24 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Monday.

How long ago did John Lennon die?

He died in December, 1980, which was over 42 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since John Lennon's death in 1980, roughly ten FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eleven US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had seven new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eight new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When John Lennon died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1980, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Madonna, Metallica and Phil Collins.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that John Lennon was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who died around December 8, 1980.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as John Lennon.

Dorothy Stratten

Model and actress. Deceased
Died on August 14th, 1980
Died at the age of 20
Star Sign: Pisces

Steve McQueen

Actor. Deceased
Died on November 7th, 1980
Died at the age of 50
Star Sign: Aries

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Ian McKellen

Born on May 25th, 1939
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Pedro Pascal

Born on April 2nd, 1975
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Tony Abbott

Australian Prime Minister.
Born on November 4th, 1957
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Fred Rogers

Television host. Deceased
Born on March 20th, 1928
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Dr. Dre

Born on February 18th, 1965
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela

Colombian drug lord.
Born on August 15th, 1943
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Whitney Houston

Singer. Deceased
Born on August 9th, 1963
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Ronnie Wood

Born on June 1st, 1947
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches


BTS member.
Born on March 9th, 1993
Height: 1.74m / 5 ft 9 inches

Natasha Richardson

English actress. Deceased
Born on May 11th, 1963
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches


Rap singer.
Born on October 17th, 1972
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Ben Askren

MMA fighter.
Born on July 18th, 1984
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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