John Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: APJohn Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: AP
John Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: AP

How Hong Kong reacted to the shooting of John Lennon

The former Beatle’s 1980 murder in New York sent shock waves around the world, not least in Hong Kong, where broadcasters were quick to air tributes

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John Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: APJohn Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: AP
John Lennon (right) performs with Pail McCartney during the Beatles’ first US concert, on February 11, 1964. Picture: AP
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