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~~~~Where were you when........~~~~~~~~~~~???

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*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 22 Jun 2008 01:12

~~~~anyone else remember where they were .what they were doing...??~~~

when Elvis.....& Diana died~~

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Jun 2008 10:22

Aberfan - over 100 children killed - I think it was 129 people altogether - it was Friday 22nd October 1966 [could have been 21st] children had just gone into infants'junior school and at five past nine a coal tip slid down the mountain and engulfed the school and some houses - had it happened about five or so minutes before there would have been less loss of life by a mile.

FUZZY BEAR

FUZZY BEAR Report 22 Jun 2008 10:37

only about 4 when elvis died so don't know what i was doing.

when diana died i was at a birthday "do" on a riverboat in chester........called the lady diana...so know remember exactly where i was then.

OH

OH Report 22 Jun 2008 10:49

Where were you when Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin in 1972 Xmas?

I was at home teazin the heck out of me sister,
also named Tracy and with temper just like the cyclone.

eh eh

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 22 Jun 2008 11:15

I heard the news that Elvis had died round Mum's it came on the radio....................my sister said she couldn't go to work as she was so upset.................Mum said "don't be so dramatic, you aren't related to him!!" and made her go:))

When Diana died, our daughter woke us to say it was on all the TV stations.

When the Aberfan disaster happened it was on the news at home and it was the first time I saw Mum and Dad cry..................I was 12 and our school held a special assembly to pray for all of them.

I also remember the Queen crying when she visited the site.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Jun 2008 11:20

at Aberfan when you pass through you can see the memorial site with an arch for each person who was killed - row upon row - what has always angered me is that the government used the money raised from all over the world for the disaster fund, to clear the tip when in fact it should have been the National Coal Board and the Government's place to pay for it

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 22 Jun 2008 11:22

Absolutely right Ann......................it was a disgrace!

Jean Durant

Jean Durant Report 22 Jun 2008 12:27

When I heard of John Kennedy's assassination
I was dishing up dinner.

When the death of Marilyn Monroe was announced I was doing the ironing.

When John Lennon died I was typing and listening to the radio.

My daughter woke me up on a Sunday morning to tell me Princess Diana had died.

I was doing the school run when I was told of the twin towers collapse.

I honestly can't remember what I was doing when I heard that Elvis had died.

Jean x.