A third of children do not know why John Lennon was famous, survey reveals

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By Helena Kelly For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:21 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 01:21 BST, 15 October 2020

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 He wrote some of the 20th century’s greatest songs and once claimed his band were more popular than Jesus.

Ask today’s youngsters who John Lennon was, however, and many simply cannot imagine.

A third of children in a survey did not know why the Beatles star was famous, with one speculating that he ‘discovered glasses’. 

And 15 per cent said they had never even

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