18/1/81: The Sunday Times and ST Magazine

On Sunday 18 January 1981, The Sunday Times published an open letter from John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono entitled "In Gratitude", in which she thanked fans for their condolences, and urged the creation of "world peace on earth for each other and our children". The letter was also published in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.
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The Sunday Times Magazine supplement ran a feature on Polish trade union leader Lech Wałęsa. The charismatic leader would go on to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 and become President of Poland from 1990 to 1995

Sources: The Beatles Diary Volume 2: After The Break-Up 1970-2001 (Google Books)crazyaboutmagazines.com, Wikipedia.

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