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Thread #78889   Message #1427187
Posted By: JennyO
05-Mar-05 - 05:34 AM
Thread Name: BS: Where were you when.......
Subject: RE: BS: Where were you when.......
Moon landing - I was teaching a year 1 class. We had TV's put into all the rooms, and everyone sat and watched it.

John Lennon's death - I was standing in the kitchen washing up. They played John Lennon songs continuously on the radio after that, for the rest of the day, and I spent a good part of that day crying.

Diana's death - I was at the Newcastle Jazz Festival. It wasn't till I came out of the festival and was headed towards the station to get a train home to Sydney, that I noticed a flag at half mast. I asked somebody, and they said "Diana's died". I thought they were joking. It wasn't till I was on the train and a few more people confirmed it, that I realised it was true.

9/11 - It was late at night - I was watching TV and I was about to go to bed. Then a news flash came on about the first plane. I thought it was an accident. Once the second plane crashed and the third one went down, I realised it was an attack. I couldn't tear myself away from the TV, waiting to see what would happen next. I thought it was the beginning of war and possibly the end of the world. I didn't sleep that night at all.