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Bigger than Jesus

Five days before 25th anniversary of John Lennon's death, R2 recalls a critical moment in the history of popular culture, when, on 4 March 1966, London's Evening Standard published an interview in which Lennon stated that The Beatles had overtaken Jesus in popularity. Britain barely batted an eyelid, while the Vatican and the American Deep South responded with rage.

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Sat 3 Dec 2005 20:35