John Lennon remembered on 71st brithday

October 9, 2011 1:47:56 PM PDT
Sunday marks a special anniversary in Beatles history.

It would have been John Lennon's 71st birthday.

Fans gathered at Strawberry Fields in Central Park to pay tribute to the musical legend who was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool.

Also, in 1966 on this date, he met his future wife Yoko Ono for the first time at an art gallery in London.