Happy birthday, John Lennon!
Scroll down to watch video of Gov. Jesse Ventura discussing theories on the assassination of John Lennon.
Had he not been murdered by forces unknown, John Lennon would have celebrated his 70th birthday on October 9, 2010.
Though the media successfully made a cartoon character out of him and obscured the cause of his death, this song - and its wild popularity on YouTube 30+ years after its release with zero mass media publicity - shows he was an important figure: