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#3195235 - 11/22/13 08:54 PM where were you this fateful day?
Tomcat_80 Offline


Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 88
Loc: North Carolina, U.S.A.
Hello and where were you this fateful November 22nd back in 1963? I wasnt even born. My mother was in school, and my father was out of high school already by 1 yr and working when it happened.

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#3195249 - 11/22/13 09:10 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
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Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 8038
Loc: Florida, Cape Coral
Visiting my parents from college.
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#3195255 - 11/22/13 09:22 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
Cadenza Offline


Registered: 08/13/12
Posts: 219
Loc: Washington
Home sick from seventh grade. Watching afternoon television game shows when Dan Rather interrupted from Dallas...

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#3195257 - 11/22/13 09:28 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 10648
Loc: Middlesex County CT
In the womb.
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#3195258 - 11/22/13 09:28 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4831
Loc: In transit...
Toddling around my parents' living room at 14 months.

I have a vague memory of my mother shedding tears.


Edited by Kuato (11/22/13 09:29 PM)
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#3195261 - 11/22/13 09:34 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
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Loc: By Detroit
I was 6 years old and all I remember was that there were no cartoons on TV because they were preempted by the telecast of the funeral.
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#3195267 - 11/22/13 09:43 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
The_Eric Offline


Registered: 03/31/10
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Loc: Iowa
In '63 my mom was 5... I wouldn't come along for another 15 years.
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#3195272 - 11/22/13 09:51 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4513
Loc: Iowa
In 63 my dad was in the womb....
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#3195280 - 11/22/13 10:01 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
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Registered: 04/07/11
Posts: 1530
Loc: Ankeny, IA
I wasn't even a thought.....
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#3195288 - 11/22/13 10:12 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
97f150 Offline


Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 1771
Loc: Southeast Louisiana
My mom was 4 years old. I was still 20 years from being thought of.
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#3195295 - 11/22/13 10:25 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
earlyre Offline


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3129
Loc: Lima, Ohio, USA
My parents not only were a couple years from meeting, they didn't even live on the same continent.
Dad was about 6 mo out of HS, probably driving a coke truck.
Mom was in her Senior year of HS,@ a Boarding School in extreme northern India. (her parents were Missionaries) she didn't find out until the next day(sat) when they went in to town for supplies.
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#3195302 - 11/22/13 10:44 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
dinkydau Offline


Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 92
Loc: RDM Oregon
7th grade history class

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#3195313 - 11/22/13 10:59 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
oilmaven Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 728
Loc: Northern Michigan
I was reading a book with a girl in my second grade class (Mary Jane) when our teacher (Mrs. Hessel) announced that the president had been shot...we were sent home. Funny thing...I hadn't seen Mary Jane for over 30 years and had a chance to see her at an "all class" reunion last year. We talked about the event...she remembers it too...reading the book with me...the announcement...being sent home. Neither of us remember anything else about the second grade.
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#3195320 - 11/22/13 11:13 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Tomcat_80]
Mystic Offline


Registered: 03/05/03
Posts: 8467
Loc: Colorado
I can't remember where I was when JFK was shot. I was probably in school. I remember the funeral and all of that. I still remember the casket on a wagon (they have a special name for that wagon but I can't remember) being pulled by horses in Washington DC.

But I do remember seeing him riding down the street in an open convertible car about a year or so before he was shot. He waved at the crowd and a older man standing next to me said 'Hi boss,' or something like that.

President Kennedy had a strange powerful effect on people.

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#3195325 - 11/22/13 11:21 PM Re: where were you this fateful day? [Re: Mystic]
Rock_Hudstone Offline


Registered: 11/13/07
Posts: 1086
Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: Mystic
(they have a special name for that wagon but I can't remember) being pulled by horses in Washington DC.


That would be a Cassion.

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