The Space Race led to increased questions as to whether there was life on other planets. This greater curiosity resulted in people regularly seeing unidentified flying objects. One of the most famous UFO sightings during this period was by John Lennon. who claimed he saw one on Aug. 23, 1974.
Dangerous Minds reprints a conversation he had with Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine where Lennon described what happened. “I was lying naked on my bed, when I had this urge,” he said.