Google celebrates what would have been the singer's 70th birthday with a YouTube video logo of the classic Imagine.
As Google (GOOG) Doodles go, this one is unique in that it is video clip (most doodles are static) of John Lennon's 1971 classic Imagine, which transforms into Google's logo pictured above. The Doodle is rolling out across the world and works only in desktop browsers that can see YouTube videos.
When you hit the play button that replaces the 'e' in Google, you get the following 30-second clip which is embedded over the search bar.
Full music video of Imagine embedded next:
Google's got another crazy logo up today and no one seems to know what it means.
Head to Google.com today and you'll likely be met (if you are in the U.S. or Canada and you don't have a background image in your search engine) with a surprising arrangement of balls that move around your cursor and even move if you move your browser window. This comes a day before Google hosts MORESeth Weintraub - Sep 7, 2010 11:06 AM ET
The first Google Doodle you can actually play celebrates the 30th anniversary of one of America's first video game icons.
Update: Google being Google has an Easter Egg in the app. Hit 'insert coin' button twice and get a 2nd player Miss Pac-Mac who someone else can control with the "ADSW" keys. (Thanks Deep Blue!)
Pac-Man was launched on May 22, 1980 in Japan. In October of that same year, it came MORESeth Weintraub - May 21, 2010 11:57 AM ET
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