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How John Winston Lennnon Inspired Churchill

by | 16th, September 2010

JOHN Lennon would have been 70 next month, a fact that has not escaped the Mirror’s Brian Reade, who notices that The Beatles’ front man’s middle name was Winston. Reade offers up this gem:

“It may surprise you to learn he was christened Winston because he was born during the Blitz…”

Factual and surprising stuff from the Mirror’s in-house Liverpudlian.

In other news, Winston Churchill only starting using the name Winston after Lennon’s birth, Before that he preferred his own middle name Leonard. Winston Churchill was not born in Liverpoool….

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DECADE REVIEW - News. The statue of Winston Churchill, is covered by graffiti, and a turf Mohican attached to the head of the memorial during an anti-capitalist demo. Picture date: 1 May 2000. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell / PA Wire



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