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  1. TedsTank

    TedsTank Well Known Member Member

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    How old are you??....Don't tell us please!!!
    List the earliest Historical Event or just happening in you life!!!
    So I will start! No actual age guessing...just events.


    I was in Germany when Elvis Presley came over to do his military stint!!
    I know who Andy Williams is, and can sing the words to "Moon River".
    I was in High School when President Kennedy was assasinated.
     
  2. Meenu

    Meenu Fishlore VIP Member

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    I attended Baylor a year after the Branch Davidian debacle in Waco. I was in law school when Princess Diana died, and at work when Michael Jackson did. My new husband and I were on a plane which was grounded on 9-11. Bill Clinton was president when I became a US citizen.
     
  3. Tony G.

    Tony G. Fishlore VIP Member

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    I was in the 3rd grade when 9-11 happened...
    a what the heck no historical things other than that have happened in my life LOL

    i was born in '93
     
  4. TedsTank

    TedsTank Well Known Member Member

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    that is ok Tony!!! any major event can count...how about the awful Tsunami in malaysia??....You have probably witnessed, experienced or heard about more than you think.
     
  5. Martinismommy

    Martinismommy Fishlore VIP Member

    My 30 year old son was an infant when President Ronald Reagan was shot....
     
  6. Tony G.

    Tony G. Fishlore VIP Member

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    omg! agreed! yup i was alive during that time LOL

    hmm... LOL i gotta think of more :giggle:
     
  7. bolivianbaby

    bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

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    Jimmy Carter was president when I was born. The country went into a deep recession when I was around 5.
     
  8. DRock914

    DRock914 Member Member

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    I was 1 when Chernobyl blew up, 2 when the Berlin wall came down, and was an infant when Nintendo was released in the US.
     
  9. TedsTank

    TedsTank Well Known Member Member

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    If everyone plays we will have a world history!!! thru experiences and lifetimes!!!....we can pass it on to the yougers who can build on it!!...too cool!
     
  10. titusxander

    titusxander Member Member

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    I was born the year Bill Cliton became president (as in elected, not sworn in), and i was in 3rd grade when 9-11 occurred.
     
  11. Borisbbadd

    Borisbbadd Guest

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    When I was born, Eisenhower was president.

    I remember black and white t.v.
    8 track tapes, records ( 33 rpm -45 rpm and even 78 rpm ).
    The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show.
    I also remember when Muhammad Ali was Cassius Clay.

    Randy
     
  12. Gouramiguy17

    Gouramiguy17 Well Known Member Member

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    shawn nelson went on a rampage
     
  13. redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

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    We had metal skates with metal wheels that fit onto your shoes and had a key to tighten them up with when I was little. The catholic elementary school that I attended had a skating rink in it. Martin Luther King was assassinated when I was 3.
     
  14. iloveengl

    iloveengl Well Known Member Member

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    In the year I was born, Coca-cola tries to introduce New Coke, Back to the Future is in theaters, and NES releases in stores. :D
     
  15. DRock914

    DRock914 Member Member

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    Sounds like we got the same year
     
  16. Borisbbadd

    Borisbbadd Guest

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    I still wonder where they buried the genius who thought up that idea...........:nopity:
     
  17. LauraJoe

    LauraJoe Member Member

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    The first "Earth Day" was the day after I was born.
    The year I was born...
    Doonesbury comic strip went national.
    Charles Manson was convicted of killing Sharon Tate.
    China launched it's first satellite.
    18 year olds were given the right to vote in federal elections.
    Marshall University plane crash. (from the movie We are Marshall)
    U.S. forces in Vietnam reduced to below 400,000 troops.
    An earthquake (Richter Scale 7.7 magnitude) at Yunnan, China kills at least 15,621.
    The complete New English Bible is published.
    Paul McCartney announces that the Beatles have disbanded, while at the same press conference, announcing the release of his first solo album.
    Apollo program: Apollo 13 (Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Jack Swigert) is launched toward the Moon.
    Elvis Presley begins his first concert tour since 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
    Ok, I'll quit now. :p
     
  18. MissMTS

    MissMTS Fishlore VIP Member

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    I was born the year the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame was opened.
    I was 7 years old when the LA Riots/ Rodney King Police Brutality Riots took place
    I was 9 years old when I was in the Northridge Earthquake
    I was 12 years old when Princess Diana Died
    The first presidential election that I voted in was when George W. Bush was re-elected in 2004.
    I was 20 years old when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  19. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Good morning. The Cuban Missle Crisses, Duck and cover!

    I can remember when President Kennedy was shot and seeing my Mom cry when the funeral procession was being aired on our "black and white" TV which only carried ABC, NBC and CBS. No other channels existed.

    Ken
     
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