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The infamous assassinations

tv Updated: Apr 19, 2010 14:56 IST
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Fox History and Entertainment presents Infamous Assassinations: The Attempt on Ronald Regan and The Assassination of John Lennon.

On 30 March 1981, as US President Ronald Reagan was leaving the Hilton Hotel in Washington, 25-year-old John Hinckley III fired six shots from a 0.22 revolver. One of the bullets missed Reagan’s heart by three inches.

On 8 December 1980, outside the Dakota Building, the 40-year-old Beatle was shot dead by Mark David Chapman, a young stalker who alleged that he was Lennon’s ‘double’.

Watch the episode tonight at 9 pm to know more.