April 1, 1973

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1973 John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono formed their own country, Nutopia, and offered citizenship to any who wanted to join and since the new country had no land or borders, the new citizens did not have to leave their homes. The national anthem was immediately played, which was four seconds of silence. When asked why the national anthem of Nutopia was four seconds of silence, John surreptitiously cast his eyes at Yoko and said in a whisper, “four seconds of silence is God’s true gift”.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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