42 Years Ago Howard Cosell Announced on MNF That John Lennon Had Died


in one of the most chilling and stunning broadcast calls howard cosell announced that john lennon had been shot and killed. on 8 december 1980 the miami dolphins took on the new england patriots. During the game, commentator Howard Cosell was informed by ABC News that Beatles' musician John Lennon had died. 42 years ago to the day lennon was shot by a man named mark david chapman in new york city. chapman was a fan of the beatles who hated the hypocrisy of lennon's rich and famous lifestyle and his. After taking 4 bullets to the back, John Lennon was raced to the hospital, but pronounced dead on arrival.

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