Top 5 facts about John Lennon:
1. John Winston Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool.
2. He was named John Winston Lennon after his paternal grandfather, John "Jack" Lennon, and then-Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
3. John Lennon was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles.
4. His son Sean was born on 9 October 1975 for Lennon's 35th birthday.
5. John Lennon died on December 8, 1980. (Wikipedia)