galleryJohn Lennon Fans12.07.10galleryJohn Lennon FansSteve North was a young broadcast journalist the night John Lennon was shot. He remembers being the first to confirm the horrifying news on the air 30 years ago today.12.07.10 12:12 PM ETSTR New / ReutersJohn Lennon's StatueTomohiro Kobayashi from Japan and Yasu Ono from London sit in the street outside the "Cavern Club" next to a statue of John Lennon Dec. 14, 1999.James Kirk / Getty ImagesHappy 61st Birthday, JohnFans hold up a sign resembling a flag during a vigil to celebrate what would have been John Lennon's birthday on Oct. 9, 2001 outside Capitol Records in Hollywood, California.Bebeto Matthews / AP PhotoStrawberry Fields ForeverJohn Lennon fans gather in Central Park's Strawberry Fields in New York on Oct. 8, 1990, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the late singer's birth. Robyn Beck, AFP / Getty ImagesLennon's Hollywood StarSeanie Casares, 21, of Los Angeles holds a photo of John Lennon as she and other fans sing Beatles songs at a candlelight vigil beside John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Dec. 8, 2005 to mark the 25th anniversary of Lennon's death.Junko Kimura / Getty ImagesJapan's John Lennon MuseumJapanese fans look at lyrics that are a part of the John Lennon Museum on Dec. 8, 2004 in Saitama, Japan. Martyn Harrison, AFP / Getty ImagesLiverpool's John Lennon AirportLiverpool fans celebrate next to the statue of Lennon at the John Lennon Airport in Liverpool on May 26, 2005 after the Liverpool Football Club won the Champion's League final against AC Milan. Fox Photos / Getty ImagesBeatlemaniaWomen and girls in Toronto, Canada screaming with joy during a visit by the Beatles to their city. STF, AFP / Getty ImagesMourning John Some of the 50,000 persons express their sentiments to slain former Beatle John Lennon, during a silent vigil for Lennon in Central Park, on Dec. 14, 1980 in New York. Christie Goodwin / Getty ImagesJohn and Yoko's First HomeBeatles fans dress up as John Lennon and Yoko Ono as Yoko Ono unveils an English Heritage blue plaque at 34 Montague Square (which was the first home of Lennon & Ono in 1968) on Oct. 23, 2010 in London, England. Rene Perez / AP Photo'Give Peace a Chance'People participating in the tribute to the slain musician John Lennon wave the peace sign and sing "Give Peace A Chance" at New York's Central Park, Dec. 14, 1980.