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33. I'm a Truman baby - 1946
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  -Poll: Who was the U.S. President when you were born? Seabiscuit  Feb-16-07 08:20 AM   #0 
  - Cool poll idea n/t  Connonym   Feb-16-07 08:22 AM   #1 
  - Thanks. I had no idea it would draw so much activity.  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 01:06 AM   #92 
     - I'm glad it did, it's so great to see the age range represented  Connonym   Feb-17-07 01:19 PM   #106 
  - Rex Kern  underpants   Feb-16-07 08:24 AM   #2 
  - I went with Ronald Reagan  sleebarker   Feb-16-07 08:55 AM   #3 
  - I was born on January 19, 1981. I think that was the day before  scarlet_owl   Feb-16-07 09:05 AM   #4 
     - In that case, your answer would be: Jimmy Carter. n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 09:09 AM   #5 
     - I would claim Carter over Reagan any day.  Radical Activist   Feb-16-07 02:24 PM   #46 
  - 7/6/76  VenusRising   Feb-16-07 09:13 AM   #6 
  - Hate to break the news to you (if you didn't already know it...  ih8thegop   Feb-16-07 11:36 AM   #25 
  - Oh, I already know.  VenusRising   Feb-16-07 04:16 PM   #54 
     - I share birthdays with Dick DeVos  ih8thegop   Feb-16-07 05:45 PM   #65 
        - Why would that stop them?  sce56   Feb-16-07 09:56 PM   #83 
           - I'd like to see a similar headline now  mikeargo   Feb-17-07 12:03 PM   #104 
  - You missed the Bicentennial by two days  Art_from_Ark   Feb-19-07 09:41 PM   #151 
     - I know. My stupid mom.  VenusRising   Feb-20-07 02:11 AM   #159 
  - Nixon for me. My kids were both born under Clinton. nt  nonconformist   Feb-16-07 09:13 AM   #7 
  - I have one child born during Reagan, one during Clinton, and one during Shrubya.  Left Is Write   Feb-16-07 11:31 AM   #23 
  - I was under Nixon  Hans Moleman   Feb-25-07 09:40 AM   #204 
  - Why was he called 'Tricky Dickie' anyway? Who'd he sleep with?  HypnoToad   Feb-16-07 09:28 AM   #8 
  - No one  Maccagirl   Feb-16-07 10:29 AM   #20 
  - 7/14/76  Tinman   Feb-16-07 09:36 AM   #9 
  - Bastille Day!  VenusRising   Feb-21-07 06:51 AM   #182 
  - Johnson here. (NT)  Zavulon   Feb-16-07 09:41 AM   #10 
  - Carter (nt)  bigwillq   Feb-16-07 09:41 AM   #11 
  - JFK nt  montanto   Feb-16-07 09:44 AM   #12 
  - JFK  RetroLounge   Feb-16-07 09:45 AM   #13 
  - Hmm. Ike and Jimmy take early leads.  fla nocount   Feb-16-07 09:46 AM   #14 
  - JFK had a curtailed presidency, similarly Ford was a one termer  TheBaldyMan   Feb-16-07 12:27 PM   #40 
  - Maybe I could do that after everyone's through voting.  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 05:04 PM   #58 
  - It means we're top-heavy with Baby Boomers and Echo Boomers.  mcscajun   Feb-24-07 10:15 AM   #197 
  - Gerald Ford  mvd   Feb-16-07 09:52 AM   #15 
  - JFK. I was six months old when he was assassinated.  NewWaveChick1981   Feb-16-07 09:55 AM   #16 
  - My sister was about 4-1/2 months old!  Left Is Write   Feb-16-07 11:32 AM   #24 
  - A lot of great people were born in 1963...  NewWaveChick1981   Feb-17-07 07:45 AM   #95 
  - My bro was three weeks old.  sfexpat2000   Feb-18-07 06:15 PM   #130 
  - I was born in '63 too!  Mrs.Matcom   Feb-19-07 04:33 PM   #148 
  - Nixon here...  jakefrep   Feb-16-07 10:13 AM   #17 
  - Eisenhower n/t  gwbsamoron   Feb-16-07 10:14 AM   #18 
  - Harry S. Truman.  Kajsa   Feb-16-07 10:22 AM   #19 
  - I too was born in 1951  rhiannon55   Feb-16-07 11:39 AM   #26 
  - LOL- It's all tongue-in-cheek.  Kajsa   Feb-16-07 12:07 PM   # 
  - Another 1951 baby checking in!  mcscajun   Feb-24-07 10:16 AM   #198 
  - Eisenhower was still president when I was born  reyd reid reed   Feb-16-07 11:11 AM   #21 
  - That was interesting  sce56   Feb-16-07 10:13 PM   #88 
  - Same here. First pres I remember is Kennedy, Well, I remember his  mycritters2   Feb-20-07 09:05 PM   #172 
  - Lyndon Johnson.  Left Is Write   Feb-16-07 11:30 AM   #22 
  - Same here.  Dulcinea   Feb-16-07 11:43 AM   #29 
  - JFK  GTRMAN   Feb-16-07 11:39 AM   #27 
  - JFK  nykiera   Feb-16-07 11:40 AM   #28 
  - Ronald Reagan  Cabcere   Feb-16-07 11:44 AM   #30 
  - We got a Hoover! Huzza!!!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 11:44 AM   #31 
  - Hoover? Damn!  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-16-07 02:18 PM   #44 
  - With 99 votes in, Ike's kickin' ass!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 12:07 PM   #32 
  - I'm a Truman baby - 1946  Blue_In_AK   Feb-16-07 12:07 PM   #33 
  - Ditto - 1945  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 12:08 PM   #34 
  - me too :)  Catchawave   Feb-20-07 09:53 PM   #177 
  - I was born at the height of the Reagan administration...1984, it was rather a grim year  Reverend_Smitty   Feb-16-07 12:11 PM   #35 
  - George Orwell might have agreed with you. :)  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 12:33 PM   #41 
  - I finished grad school in 1984  mycritters2   Feb-20-07 09:06 PM   #173 
  - Nixon  Maine-ah   Feb-16-07 12:11 PM   #36 
  - Abe Lincoln  npincus   Feb-16-07 12:11 PM   #37 
  - Eisenhower -- but I was too young to care  Winebrat   Feb-16-07 12:13 PM   #38 
  - i'm a "Johnsonite" (August '66)  ThinkBlue1966   Feb-16-07 12:25 PM   #39 
  - Nixon  unsavedtrash   Feb-16-07 01:21 PM   #42 
  - 1973 - Nixon too n/t  MrWiggles   Feb-16-07 05:09 PM   #61 
  - 1950  TallahasseeGrannie   Feb-16-07 01:58 PM   #43 
  - Me, too!  LuLu550   Feb-18-07 07:29 AM   #124 
  - LBJ. 10/17/1968.  Aristus   Feb-16-07 02:19 PM   #45 
  - And a couple of months later, the crew of Apollo 8  Art_from_Ark   Feb-19-07 09:48 PM   #153 
  - Reagan  sakabatou   Feb-16-07 03:03 PM   #47 
  - Ray-Gun  mark414   Feb-16-07 03:08 PM   #48 
  - Eisenhower, the last decent Republican.  irkthesmirk   Feb-16-07 03:08 PM   #49 
  - Another vote for Ike (eek did I just vote for a repug?) nt  chknltl   Feb-16-07 03:20 PM   #50 
  - This is the only poll where you can vote Repug free of remorse. :)  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 04:52 PM   #55 
     - Ike is closer to todays dems than the repugs we have now  nedbal   Feb-18-07 01:26 AM   #121 
        - Very true. Today's Rethugs represent the "military-industrial complex" Ike warned us about. n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 06:22 PM   #134 
  - Johnson n/t  movie_girl99   Feb-16-07 03:39 PM   #51 
  - A lot of us  Madspirit   Feb-16-07 03:44 PM   #52 
  - Tricky Dick  Madspirit   Feb-16-07 03:53 PM   #53 
  - You mean Tricia and Julie *didn't* come from a turkey baster? I'm disappointed...  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 05:07 PM   #60 
     - It's definitely repulsive and scary. n/t  Madspirit   Feb-16-07 05:20 PM   #64 
  - When I was born, one of the telegrams read...  Orsino   Feb-16-07 04:55 PM   #56 
  - Truman  MikeH   Feb-16-07 05:02 PM   #57 
  - Bill Clinton.  MiniMandaRuth   Feb-16-07 05:05 PM   #59 
  - Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 05:12 PM   #62 
  - Wait, weren't you born in '92?  WritingIsMyReligion   Feb-17-07 09:56 AM   #98 
  - Oh, 91.  MiniMandaRuth   Feb-17-07 11:25 AM   #102 
     - Klunk!  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 01:24 AM   #119 
  - How old are you?  Ignacio Upton   Feb-18-07 06:20 PM   #131 
  - Gerald Ford  TK421   Feb-16-07 05:14 PM   #63 
  - Dwight D. Eisenhower  terrya   Feb-16-07 05:46 PM   #66 
  - Were you born with blue suede shoes?  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 06:49 PM   #67 
     - No.  terrya   Feb-16-07 07:13 PM   #71 
  - Nixon was the president when I was born. 10/7/73 n/t  Ms_Dem_Meanor   Feb-16-07 06:53 PM   #68 
  - if only it had been Ike and Tina in the White house..  Cobalt-60   Feb-16-07 06:55 PM   #69 
  - Ford. 27 Dec 1974  xmas74   Feb-16-07 06:57 PM   #70 
  - Tricky Dick n/t  Scarlett17   Feb-16-07 07:16 PM   #72 
  - I thought we had a younger crowd here  kdsusa   Feb-16-07 07:22 PM   #73 
  - Some white dude with a Christian upbringing.  SOteric   Feb-16-07 07:26 PM   #74 
  - Raygun, 1987.  deadparrot   Feb-16-07 08:08 PM   #75 
  - Reagan  Revolutionary_Acts04   Feb-16-07 09:00 PM   #76 
  - Another boomer, another Eisenhower baby here.  CBHagman   Feb-16-07 09:08 PM   #77 
  - Tricky Dick.  MrSlayer   Feb-16-07 09:08 PM   #78 
  - The "I Like Ike" crowd just checked in this evening BIG TIME!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 09:36 PM   #79 
  - I'm more the "I don't remember Ike" crowd. nt  mycritters2   Feb-20-07 09:07 PM   #174 
  - We Trumanites seem to be diminishing.  GoneOffShore   Feb-16-07 09:47 PM   #80 
  - GD? Did I put this in the wrong forum?  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 09:53 PM   #82 
  - It would have sunk in the first 15 minutes  GoneOffShore   Feb-16-07 09:58 PM   #84 
     - Anna Nicole? Is that what GD's off about tonight? Egadssoooooks!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 10:09 PM   #85 
  - One possible explanation...  mcscajun   Feb-24-07 10:18 AM   #199 
  - I am surprised at this poll...  L A Woman   Feb-16-07 09:52 PM   #81 
  - As my sig implies  sce56   Feb-16-07 10:10 PM   #86 
  - Wow! 1001 Views in less than 14 hours!  Seabiscuit   Feb-16-07 10:12 PM   #87 
  - JFK...  TOhioLiberal   Feb-16-07 10:42 PM   #89 
  - The Dumbfuck's Dad.  otherlander   Feb-16-07 10:52 PM   #90 
  - Ike.  Vidar   Feb-17-07 01:06 AM   #91 
  - Carter....  Zing Zing Zingbah   Feb-17-07 06:46 AM   #93 
  - Give em hell Harry...........nt  michreject   Feb-17-07 07:44 AM   #94 
  - My favorite Truman quote:  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 09:55 AM   #96 
  - Technically, Poppy was (1991).  WritingIsMyReligion   Feb-17-07 09:56 AM   #97 
  - Yay! Another one!  otherlander   Feb-18-07 10:14 PM   #136 
  - On a per-year-in-office basis, JFK comes out on top:  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 10:10 AM   #99 
  - Reagan  name not needed   Feb-17-07 10:18 AM   #100 
  - 1943--Roosevelt!  CaliforniaPeggy   Feb-17-07 11:09 AM   #101 
  - Same year as my sister. :)  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 11:34 AM   #103 
  - Johnson, but how I wish it had been Kennedy.  TommyO   Feb-17-07 01:02 PM   #105 
  - You wuz ROBBED!  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 10:01 PM   #112 
     - We wuz ALL robbed!  Art_from_Ark   Feb-19-07 09:51 PM   #155 
  - Gerald Ford  jasonc   Feb-17-07 01:30 PM   #107 
  - Really? You're a baby!  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 09:56 PM   #110 
     - I feel old  jasonc   Feb-17-07 11:19 PM   #115 
  - I have NO idea, I didn't live here until 6 years ago ..  auntAgonist   Feb-17-07 06:55 PM   #108 
  - No need to google - 1957 = Dwight D. Eisenhower. Feel free to vote. :) n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 09:51 PM   #109 
  - Raygun  LostInAnomie   Feb-17-07 09:59 PM   #111 
  - Dwight D. Eisenhower  Nicole   Feb-17-07 10:05 PM   #113 
  - Wow. 306 votes! Has anyone NOT voted yet? n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-17-07 10:28 PM   #114 
  - Closing in on 400, with over 2,000 Views! Wow!  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 09:39 PM   #150 
  - Carter, though Reagan was president-elect (nt)  njdemocrat106   Feb-17-07 11:54 PM   #116 
  - OK, the bar has been open for hours. Check in here on your way home. :)  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 01:20 AM   #117 
  - Johnson, but Nixon had just been elected n/t  flamingyouth   Feb-18-07 01:23 AM   #118 
  - WOW, old farts rule (like me hehehehe)  DainBramaged   Feb-18-07 01:25 AM   #120 
  - Eisenhower 57  Mendocino   Feb-18-07 06:02 AM   #122 
  - Eisenhower in 1958 n/t  calico1   Feb-18-07 06:53 AM   #123 
  - Me too! nt  mycritters2   Feb-20-07 09:18 PM   #175 
  - 1954, Eisenhower  8643   Feb-18-07 08:32 AM   #125 
  - 3 Ikes in a row!  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 09:40 AM   #126 
     - Speaking of Ike, I've noticed about 25-27% of the votes have gone his way  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 06:04 AM   #140 
  - Are there really only 335 people who frequent the Lounge over 48 hours?  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 11:09 AM   #127 
  - Shameless kick for the Sunday evening crowd. :)  Seabiscuit   Feb-18-07 06:11 PM   #128 
  - Kennedy, by about a seven week margin  Bucky   Feb-18-07 06:14 PM   #129 
  - Reagan, although I was born in '80 so would Carter be the choice?  EOO   Feb-18-07 06:21 PM   #132 
  - Yes, your choice should be Carter. Reagan didn't take office until January '81  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 06:07 AM   #141 
     - Ah, I can sleep easier at night now!  EOO   Feb-19-07 01:39 PM   #144 
  - Reagan  Ignacio Upton   Feb-18-07 06:22 PM   #133 
  - Answer: space for only 10, and I played Hoover on a hunch...  Seabiscuit   Feb-25-07 11:57 PM   #218 
  - I was born during the Checkers speech  Tangledog   Feb-18-07 07:11 PM   #135 
  - You and I were born in the same month.  NNadir   Feb-18-07 10:21 PM   #137 
  - '85 - Reagan.  primate1   Feb-18-07 10:28 PM   #138 
  - Kennedy  Southpawkicker   Feb-19-07 12:43 AM   #139 
  - Will this poll reach 400 entries? And will another Hoover step up?  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 12:37 PM   #142 
  - JFK  Liberalynn   Feb-19-07 12:53 PM   #143 
  - Last month of the Carter presidency  LSdemocrat   Feb-19-07 03:56 PM   #145 
  - Carter (1980).  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-19-07 03:57 PM   #146 
  - Dwight D. Eisenhower  Breeze54   Feb-19-07 04:25 PM   #147 
  - Our last war hero and the last honorable Republican. n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 09:37 PM   #149 
     - "Our last war hero"?  Breeze54   Feb-19-07 09:51 PM   #156 
        - That's just the way I think of him.  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 09:54 PM   #157 
           - Whether or not  Breeze54   Feb-19-07 10:33 PM   #158 
              - You're right. I guess with the mess in Messopotamia, I get a bit cynical  Seabiscuit   Feb-20-07 06:45 PM   #162 
                 - Crime happens in every war. Soldiers are also human beings.  Breeze54   Feb-20-07 07:28 PM   #167 
  - Johnson. I was born just 4 short mos. after Kennedy was killed.  Shine   Feb-19-07 09:47 PM   #152 
  - That must have really been rough on your mom - being pregnant in 11/63  Seabiscuit   Feb-19-07 09:49 PM   #154 
     - Yeah, I've thought about that, too.  Shine   Feb-20-07 11:59 AM   #160 
        - That is so sad, and I'm so sorry for all of you. n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-20-07 06:48 PM   #164 
           - Thanks, Seabiscuit.  Shine   Feb-20-07 11:57 PM   #179 
              - You know, I did that yesterday myself, and noticed the same thing!  Seabiscuit   Feb-21-07 09:11 AM   #184 
                 - That's funny.  Shine   Feb-21-07 10:32 AM   #186 
                    - And both from California!  Seabiscuit   Feb-21-07 12:09 PM   #189 
                       - Exactly!  Shine   Feb-21-07 01:14 PM   #191 
  - Carter  huskerlaw   Feb-20-07 01:16 PM   #161 
  - There's no period after the "S" in Harry S Truman's name. Today's trivia for you.  Redstone   Feb-20-07 06:47 PM   #163 
  - You're absolutely right. Thank you for the heads up! n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-20-07 07:05 PM   #165 
  - Another one of the Children Of Reagan over here...  SmileyBoy   Feb-20-07 07:10 PM   #166 
  - I feel your pain.  Breeze54   Feb-20-07 07:32 PM   #168 
  - Nixon was very close to stepping down  malmapus   Feb-20-07 07:35 PM   #169 
  - DING! DING! DING! IKE SCORES 100!!!  Seabiscuit   Feb-20-07 08:08 PM   #170 
  - What does this indicate?  MJDuncan1982   Feb-20-07 08:59 PM   #171 
  - Unfortunately,  Seabiscuit   Feb-21-07 09:09 AM   #183 
  - Carter  CatholicEdHead   Feb-20-07 09:29 PM   #176 
  - Need to retract this  CatholicEdHead   Feb-25-07 03:29 PM   #216 
  - wow...allot more babyboomers that I expected!  flaminbats   Feb-20-07 10:05 PM   #178 
  - Nope. You were born before Ford was sworn in. A Carter baby.  Seabiscuit   Feb-25-07 12:56 AM   #203 
  - Another Eisenhower baby here.  texanwitch   Feb-21-07 12:04 AM   #180 
  - I was born 11 days before Jimmy Carter left the White House  socialdemocrat1981   Feb-21-07 06:48 AM   #181 
  - I was born on the Cusp of Johnson. Nixon had just been elected days before.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-21-07 09:53 AM   #185 
  - Close, but still a Nixon baby.  Seabiscuit   Feb-21-07 12:12 PM   #190 
     - I misread you post. You're a Johnson baby. Sorry.  Seabiscuit   Feb-24-07 10:06 AM   #196 
  - Nixon. WannaBe was born during Poppa Bush's reig...er presidency  MrsGrumpy   Feb-21-07 11:17 AM   #187 
  - Ike  treestar   Feb-21-07 11:43 AM   #188 
  - Ike, also. n/t  cloudbase   Feb-21-07 01:19 PM   #192 
  - Are the under-40 people in the Lounge not interested, or is the age of  Seabiscuit   Feb-22-07 12:46 AM   #193 
  - St. Ronnie "I... don't recall" Reagan; 1982  Anarcho-Socialist   Feb-22-07 05:05 AM   #194 
  - This poll's been around for a week! Final kick. n/t  Seabiscuit   Feb-23-07 07:22 PM   #195 
  - Kick for Jimmy Carter!  ncrainbowgrrl   Feb-24-07 10:21 AM   #200 
  - Eisenhower  Danmel   Feb-24-07 10:30 AM   #201 
  - That would be Harry "Strike a blow for Liberty" Truman.  yellowcanine   Feb-24-07 10:53 AM   #202 
  - How am I supposed to know?  rocknation   Feb-25-07 09:49 AM   #205 
  - No birthdays? No birth certificate? No driver's license?  Seabiscuit   Feb-25-07 12:19 PM   #207 
     - For who--me or whoever was president?  rocknation   Feb-25-07 12:54 PM   #208 
  - Summary: On average,  Seabiscuit   Feb-25-07 12:18 PM   #206 
  - 5/31/56. Ike Baby.  maveric   Feb-25-07 12:55 PM   #209 
  - September 4, 1978  elfrangel   Feb-25-07 01:05 PM   #210 
  - GHWB  Peace Crane   Feb-25-07 02:23 PM   #211 
  - Great Idea - I'm LBJ  Proud MD Liberal   Feb-25-07 02:26 PM   #212 
  - Bill Clinton  Warren Peace   Feb-25-07 02:52 PM   #213 
  - Could be!  Seabiscuit   Feb-26-07 07:07 AM   #219 
     - yeah!  Warren Peace   Feb-26-07 08:36 AM   #220 
        - Welcome to DU!  Seabiscuit   Feb-26-07 06:45 PM   #222 
  - My Ford Generation is not representing well....  sjbech   Feb-25-07 03:17 PM   #214 
  - Ford not a popular presidency to be born in  billyskank   Feb-25-07 03:18 PM   #215 
  - I don't think any of us really had any choice in the matter.  Seabiscuit   Feb-25-07 06:48 PM   #217 
  - Truman.  raccoon   Feb-26-07 10:37 AM   #221 
  - I think it's time to Update the Summary:  Seabiscuit   Feb-26-07 09:13 PM   #223 
 

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