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#16 pstall

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 07:49 PM

Overachiever.


just a good memory :conehead:

#17 Kevin Greene

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 07:52 PM

Kirk Gibson, '88 World Series.

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 08:16 PM

Armstrong on the moon
Watergate - although I had no idea what was going on, the adults were freaking
Fireworks at the Statue of Liberty in 1976
Actually seeing Star Wars
Iran Hostages freed
Lennon big time
Lebanon Barracks
Challenger - captain telling us the news while in the sub on patrol
The Berlin Wall coming down, never thought I would see it in my lifetime
Clintons Inauguration
9/11 of course
Invading Iraq, knowing it would not end and powerless to do anything about it
Obamas election night and the inauguration

#19 mr beauxjangles

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 08:22 PM

9/11
Columbine
The VA Tech Shooter
Dow 10,000
New Years 2000 - no Y2K fallout
OJ acquittal
Bill Clinton impeached
Fist day of Gulf War
Gorbachev resigns
President Obama elected
President Obama innaugurated
Establishment of the EU
Columbia disaster (I was four when Challenger happened, and I remember thinking "This is what is must have felt like, except so much worse)

#20 LiQuiD

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 02:07 PM

The first time I had two chicks at once.


Listen Old McDonald, your farming days don't count :D

#21 Matt Foley

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 03:36 PM

listen old mcdonald, your farming days don't count :D


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#22 Carolina Husker

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 03:39 PM

Pearl Harbor!


Damn Germans.

#23 John Fox

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 03:49 PM

Damn Germans.


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#24 neverlosethefeeling

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 03:56 PM

You guys are old as crap.

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 04:02 PM

When Charlie Brown quit the "Ho Bizness", and converted to Ramadan......sad, sad day.........;)


Edited by electro, 09 September 2009 - 04:04 PM.


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Posted 09 September 2009 - 04:14 PM

Or....there was this moment I remembered.....



#27 Jbro

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 05:08 PM

That Mexico airplane hijacking.

#28 Jangler

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 05:18 PM

I remember the night John Lennon was shot, and Howard Cosell breaking the news to the country on MNF.

#29 dimbee

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 07:32 PM

Other than many that have already been listed, I vividly remember watching the 1989 World Series on TV when the earthquake hit

#30 Scrumtrilescent

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 08:18 PM

Will Clark!