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John Lennon to USA: “I Am Really Sorry”

John and Jesus
“Sorry, Jesus.”

On This Date, August 11th In 1966: John Lennon apologized at a press conference in Chicago for his comment that “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus.” I love Jesus and everything, but if I could find a reasonably priced, high quality T-shirt that says “The Beatles: More Popular Than Jesus” on it, I would buy it in a heartbeat.

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On This Day in Pop Culture History: The Beatles Cause a Commotion

“More Popular Than Rod”

More Popular than Rod

On This Date,  March 4th in 1966: Despite ample album sales to support his argument, John Lennon’s assertion that The Beatles “are more popular than Jesus sparks widespread outrage. Lennon Later apologized.