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Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

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Famous as :

Experimental Musician, actress

Birth Date :

February 18, 1933

Birth Place :

Tokyo, Japan

Spouse :

Toshi Ichiyanagi (1956-1962), Anthony Cox (1963-1969), John Lennon (20-Mar-69 - 8-Dec-80, his death)

Claim to fame :

Her marriage to John Lennon (1969-1980)

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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness Support Yoko Ono at UNICEF's Latest Campaign

November 21, 2014 08:00:57 GMT

and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness were in attendance to support at the launch of UNICEF's new #IMAGINE campaign in New York on Thursday, November 20. The #IMAGINE campaign used 's song "Imagine" as an anthem.
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Yoko Ono Uses Pic of John Lennon's Blood-Stained Glasses to Show Support for Gun Control

March 22, 2013 03:54:20 GMT

has taken to Twitter to raise public awareness of gun violence issue. On March 20, the peace activist sent a series of tweets that included an image of the blood-stained glasses her late husband wore when he was shot dead by Mark Chapman 32 years ago.
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Yoko Ono Unveils Cheeky Menswear Inspired by Late Husband John Lennon

November 29, 2012 04:10:29 GMT

can now add fashion designer to her already-long resume as an artist, activist, musician, writer and cultural icon. The widow of debuts a collection for menswear that is inspired by sketches she made for the late member of as a gift for their wedding anniversary in 1969.
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Video: Lady GaGa Accepts Peace Prize From Yoko Ono on John Lennon's Birthday

October 10, 2012 01:31:20 GMT

was feted during a ceremony taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland on October 9, the day that would have been 's 72nd birthday. The Mother Monster was handed LennonOno Grant for Peace by in memory of the late member of .
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Occupy Wall Street Album Adds Yoko Ono and Tom Morello in Official Lineup

January 24, 2012 02:35:13 GMT

Since being announced last November, Occupy Wall Street benefit album has been confirmed to feature , , , Crosby & Nash and . More stars involved in the fund-raising effort are now revealed via its official lineup.
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Stars Mark Mother's Day

May 08, 2011 13:08:00 GMT

Singer posted a photo of herself as a little girl with her mum Isoko on her website, writing, "This is a tribute to you and all mothers of the world from each of your children. We love you!"
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Yoko Ono Backs Non-Violence Project With Artwork

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun with a knotted barrel, was created by Carl Fredrik Reutersward as a symbol of peace after legend, was gunned down in New York in December, 1980.
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John Lennon's Anniversary Celebrated at the Imagine Peace Tower

March 23, 2011 09:55:54 GMT

's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again, to celebrate the former star's marriage to . The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by Ono in 2010 to mark Lennon's birth and the anniversary of his death.
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Lawyers Made Kirsten Dunst Look Stupid at Court

December 09, 2010 03:16:40 GMT

was left upset and exasperated when she testified at the trial of a man accusing of stealing her handbag, insisting she was made to look like a "stupid actress" when she took the stand. James Jimenez was accused of raiding the "" star's suite at the SoHo Grand Hotel in New York in 2007 while the actress was filming "" with and .
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John Lennon's Final Radio Interview Aired Online

December 09, 2010 03:15:58 GMT

's last ever interview was broadcast online on Wednesday, December 8 to mark the 30th anniversary of his death. legend gave an in-depth chat to journalists from RKO radio in San Francisco, California at his New York apartment on the afternoon of December 8, 1980.
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John Lennon Remembered by Yoko Ono in Touching Tribute

December 09, 2010 03:14:58 GMT

has paid a touching tribute to her late husband on the 30th anniversary of his death, recalling the happy times she shared with legend before he was killed. The "Imagine" hitmaker passed away 30 years ago on 8 December, 1980 after he was gunned down outside his New York apartment in The Dakota building by deranged fan Mark Chapman.
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Lady GaGa Shows Assets Onstage When Performing With Yoko Ono

October 04, 2010 09:50:30 GMT

has shown her assets during her recent performance with 's widow, , at the We Are Plastic Ono Band concert on Saturday, October 2. GaGa gave audience a clear view of her rear end as she donned a black bejeweled one-piece jumpsuit and a matching hippie-style headband.
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John Lennon's Intimate Photo With Yoko Ono Auctioned

September 20, 2010 07:08:53 GMT

An intimate photo shot by Annie Leibovitz featuring embracing days before the rocker was killed is going up for auction in New York next month.
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Yoko Ono to Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday

August 28, 2010 03:14:10 GMT

is planning a special tribute gig in Iceland to mark what would have been 's 70th birthday in October. legend, who was shot and killed in New York City in 1980, would have celebrated the milestone on October 9 and his widow is planning a series of events to mark the occasion.
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10 Fascinating Facts About Birthday Star, David Duchovny

August 07, 2010 07:09:46 GMT

"The X Files" star will be celebrating on Saturday, August 7 - he has reached the stellar age of 50. Born on August 7, 1960, Duchovny abandoned plans for a teaching career in his 20s to pursue his love of acting, enjoying a recurring role in cult TV show "Twin Peaks" before shooting to fame as alien-chasing FBI agent Fox Mulder in the hit sci-fi series.
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Eminem Tops European Albums Chart for Five Weeks

August 07, 2010 04:48:07 GMT

is still in "" in Europe - his record has made it five weeks atop the continent's album chart. The rapper's reign keeps 's "" at number two, while dance DJ climbs one place to three with "".
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Yoko Ono: The Beatles' Digital Catalog Won't Be Available Soon

August 07, 2010 04:47:06 GMT

's widow has warned fans not to expect any of the rockers' music to go online anytime soon - because they are still "holding out" over the terms of the deal. The Fab Four's tracks are not currently licensed for internet downloads, meaning devotees are unable to buy the songs digitally through online retailers such as Apple's iTunes store.
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Yoko Ono Opposes Parole for John Lennon's Killer

July 28, 2010 02:57:28 GMT

's widow is continuing her staunch opposition to his killer's release - she has submitted her sixth letter to U.S. court officials in a bid to deny Mark Chapman parole. legend was shot dead in New York in 1980 and Chapman was later convicted of his murder and sentenced to 20-years-to-life behind bars.
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'Boardwalk Empire' Set Visit: Sex, Alcohol, Jazz

July 08, 2010 06:43:57 GMT

HBO gives a walkthrough to its new series "" which will premiere this Fall. The visit to the set opens up with the background fact of how Atlantic City, New Jersey looked like in the 1920s, emphasizing the existence of "Sex, Alcohol and Jazz" instead of "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll".
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Details of 'Men in Black 3' Reveal Celebrity Aliens

July 08, 2010 04:35:20 GMT

More info on "" surfaces as JoBlo claims to have obtained "inside details" about the film. One of the interesting points is that Yaz is said to be the only one real bad guy in the film while previous report mentioned there will be some new villainous characters.
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Eric Clapton and Other Stars Join Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band Show

February 18, 2010 02:58:31 GMT

was joined by a star-studded line-up including , and the on Tuesday night, February 16 to perform the first Plastic Ono Band's show in 40 years. Clapton joined bassist Klaus Voorman and drummer Jim Keltner onstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Both Voorman and Keltner are members of the original line-up that recorded 's anthem "Give Peace a Chance" in 1969.
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