On December 8, 1980, John Lennon was felled by a hail of bullets from gunman Mark David Chapman outside his apartment in the Dakota. The Beatles legend, who had made New York City his home as a solo musician, was dead. Thirty years later, HuffPost bloggers remember the man, the music, and more.
What do you remember about the day John Lennon died? What does the legacy of this famous musician and advocate for peace mean today? Comment below to share your thoughts.