John Lennon is a legend in his own right. Aside from being the founding member of one of the most iconic bands in music history, the Beatles, he is also a world renowned artist and activist who campaigned for peace.
The world experienced shock when the news of his murder stormed the media on December 8, 1980. The Day John Lennon Died is a documentary film by ITV1 that aims to honor the fallen artist on the 30th anniversary of his death. They revisit key moments in John’s life. With the help of his wife, Yoko Ono, they attempt to vividly retrace his steps leading to the moment of his murder. With exclusive interviews with other important people such as Paul Goresh, who took the photograph of John with his killer Mark Chapman, the doctor who fought for his life when he was rushed to the hospital, the producer who recorded his final song and the radio host who had the last interview with him; all these things we will be able to see in this special documentary presentation.