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Videos: Celebrating John Lennon On The 32nd Anniversary Of His Death


You can see more photos of grieving fans here; below, watch a few of the news reports from 1980.


Lennon and Ono appeared on "The Dick Cavett Show" for two lengthy appearances in 1971 and 1972. Watch both complete shows below.



Sometimes Lennon had to deal with everyday tasks like buying marmalade, getting the gas tanks filled for both cars, and waiting around for the HBO guy to come between 3 and 5. And sometimes he did word association lists for fans. And sometimes he signed autographs for fans in Central Park.


In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held two week-long Bed-Ins for Peace in Amsterdam and Montreal, as a non-violent way of protesting the Vietnam War and promoting peace. Below, you can watch a 70-minute documentary about Lennon and Ono trying to sell peace like ad agencies sell soap!


To celebrate the conclusion of the Imagine album recording sessions, Lennon threw a party like no other, held at Allen Klein's home in Riverdale. The original video has been made private, but you can see clips below.Also, here's footage from his 31st birthday party.For more Lennon video goodness, you can see his last concert appearance ever here, and his last TV appearances here. Watch his iconic take on "Stand By Me" below.



<p>And two of our favorite factoids about Lennon: he loved <a href="http://gothamist.com/2010/10/18/post-beatles_bread_baking_with_john.php">baking bread</a> in his later years. And he was a <a href="http://gothamist.com/2012/01/11/john_lennon_was_a_crazy_cat_man.php">crazy cat lady at heart.</a></p>