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165. At Home Watching Cartoons with Grandma, I Was Only 4
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  -November 22, 1963. Where were you when you heard JFK had been shot? BrklynLiberal  Nov-20-08 10:54 PM   #0 
  - Science class in high school. n/t  Lasher   Nov-20-08 10:55 PM   #1 
  - 4th grade, Mrs Hinson told us  flpab   Nov-21-08 08:57 PM   #161 
  - elementary school....  mike_c   Nov-20-08 10:55 PM   #2 
  - Me too  oldtime dfl_er   Nov-20-08 11:09 PM   #29 
     - I let out a nervous laugh when I was announced.  mcg   Nov-22-08 02:39 PM   #191 
  - I was in my grade school classroom.  drm604   Nov-20-08 10:56 PM   #3 
  - I was in school, too. Study hall. And they wouldn't announce it over  sofedupwithbush   Nov-20-08 10:56 PM   #4 
  - 8th Grade Social Studies class  Lebam in LA   Nov-20-08 10:56 PM   #5 
  - I wasn't even born yet. nt  Azimov   Nov-20-08 10:57 PM   #6 
  - Me, neither.  danagsk8   Nov-22-08 01:37 PM   #190 
  - REIVING A SCHOOL BUS TO THE GARAGE  YEBBA   Nov-20-08 10:58 PM   #7 
  - I was in college, heading back to my dorm...  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-20-08 10:58 PM   #8 
  - I wasn't born yet but growing up hearing my parents talk about  firedupdem   Nov-20-08 10:58 PM   #9 
  - Changing classes.  aquart   Nov-20-08 10:59 PM   #10 
  - kindergarten....  hlthe2b   Nov-20-08 10:59 PM   #11 
  - Hasn't it been proven that GHW Bush  oldtime dfl_er   Nov-20-08 11:10 PM   #31 
  - Well, there are reports he was in Dallas...  hlthe2b   Nov-20-08 11:12 PM   #32 
     - Here is a photo on a web site of somebody (GHW Bush?) outside the school book  Omaha Steve   Nov-21-08 04:47 AM   #81 
     - Nothing could surprise me when it comes to the Bush family...  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 08:20 AM   #101 
     - Octofish has many excellent summaries on that subject  goclark   Nov-21-08 08:30 AM   #104 
        - Exactly. Not even remotely credible.  NoMoreLurking   Nov-21-08 10:03 AM   #123 
        - It was a very powerful coup on our government ....we would have saved humanity/planet ---  defendandprotect   Nov-21-08 08:02 PM   #138 
  - he was in texas  barbtries   Nov-21-08 08:58 PM   #163 
  - In the barracks in San Antonio TX doing my ironing. NT  fiziwig   Nov-20-08 11:00 PM   #12 
  - 5th grade music class...the teacher was called out in to the hall. When she came back she  likesmountains 52   Nov-20-08 11:00 PM   #13 
  - Ninth grade science class  MO_Dem   Nov-20-08 11:01 PM   #14 
  - Ninth grade shop class...  Flubadubya   Nov-21-08 08:10 PM   #143 
  - Elementary school - they called all students into the cafetorium and announced it  csziggy   Nov-20-08 11:01 PM   #15 
  - On my way to class at USC  goclark   Nov-20-08 11:01 PM   #16 
  - At work at my desk. I remember you couldn't make any calls  napi21   Nov-20-08 11:02 PM   #17 
  - I was at home for lunch from grade school.  kiva   Nov-20-08 11:02 PM   #18 
  - I was on the playground during 1st grade. We were send home early. n/t  Mugu   Nov-20-08 11:03 PM   #19 
  - 6th grade english class hebron indiana n/t  Mari333   Nov-20-08 11:03 PM   #20 
  - Heard it on the radio on my way back to school...  FLyellowdog   Nov-20-08 11:03 PM   #21 
  - 10th grade class in Catholic HS in Oak Cliff .. Dallas  ananda   Nov-20-08 11:04 PM   #22 
  - walking through my school cafertria on the way to lunch  madrchsod   Nov-20-08 11:06 PM   # 
  - In the cafeteria.  NOLALady   Nov-20-08 11:06 PM   #23 
  - Home - I was sick that day and on the couch watching TV  SeattleVet   Nov-20-08 11:06 PM   #24 
  - First grade walking to mass  sandnsea   Nov-20-08 11:07 PM   #25 
  - 2nd grade on the playground and all our nuns burst into tears.  sfexpat2000   Nov-20-08 11:23 PM   #41 
  - I was at a neighbor kid's house  Art_from_Ark   Nov-20-08 11:08 PM   #26 
  - Sophomore college  elleng   Nov-20-08 11:08 PM   #27 
  - I wouldn't be born for another 10 years  Qanisqineq   Nov-20-08 11:08 PM   #28 
  - You should ask them  oldtime dfl_er   Nov-20-08 11:13 PM   #34 
     - They still might not say anything  WolverineDG   Nov-21-08 09:57 AM   #120 
  - Both my parents weren't even conceived.  Teh_Rabble_Rouser   Nov-20-08 11:10 PM   #30 
  - In PE on the playground with Mr. Pinto. 3rd grade. Gray day. nt  genevat   Nov-20-08 11:13 PM   #33 
  - Junior high school  Andy823   Nov-20-08 11:15 PM   #35 
  - 9th grade. Don't remember which class.  crazylikafox   Nov-20-08 11:16 PM   #36 
  - Standing in front of the refrigerator....  nancyr   Nov-20-08 11:17 PM   #37 
  - U.S. Army Hospital, Ft. Gordon, Georgia.  Graybeard   Nov-20-08 11:18 PM   #38 
  - That Day  JimboBillyBubbaBob   Nov-22-08 11:59 PM   #199 
  - Field trip to our local zoo. n/t  ChazII   Nov-20-08 11:18 PM   #39 
  - Cleaning up the lunch dishes after feeding my  petersjo02   Nov-20-08 11:21 PM   #40 
  - I was gestating.  alittlelark   Nov-20-08 11:24 PM   #42 
  - My brother was born Nov. 4 and my poor mother was so devastated  sfexpat2000   Nov-20-08 11:27 PM   #43 
  - At my sister's house, on leave from the marines.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-20-08 11:32 PM   #44 
  - In school.  TygrBright   Nov-20-08 11:34 PM   #45 
  - First grade I think. I remember the nuns let us out from school early.  saracat   Nov-20-08 11:37 PM   #46 
  - We were at Ft. Dix.  emilyg   Nov-20-08 11:38 PM   #47 
  - In a hydraulics engineering lab at Cal  tularetom   Nov-20-08 11:51 PM   #48 
  - Corporal of the Guard at a small Marine base..  Bigmack   Nov-20-08 11:52 PM   #49 
  - Yes, that would have been a holiday in Japan  Art_from_Ark   Nov-21-08 01:01 AM   #66 
  - Corporal of the Guard at a small Marine base..  Bigmack   Nov-20-08 11:54 PM   #50 
  - Second grade, they lowered the flag  marlakay   Nov-20-08 11:56 PM   #51 
  - 24 years before I was born.  sakabatou   Nov-20-08 11:57 PM   #52 
  - Elementary school...5th grade, I believe...  sutz12   Nov-20-08 11:57 PM   #53 
  - In the Army at Ft. Bliss, walking to another electronics class.  RushIsRot   Nov-20-08 11:58 PM   #54 
  - 8th grade field trip to Luray Caverns VA, from Baltimore.  Waiting For Everyman   Nov-21-08 12:02 AM   #55 
  - Very moving statement...  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 08:17 AM   #99 
  - I had just turned four the month before  temperancedissent   Nov-21-08 12:04 AM   #56 
  - Watching Bozo Circus...  KharmaTrain   Nov-21-08 12:08 AM   #57 
  - In 10th grade Biology class when they announced  doc03   Nov-21-08 12:28 AM   #58 
  - Eighth grade math class  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-21-08 12:33 AM   #59 
  - I think I was in a shopping cart.  Crunchy Frog   Nov-21-08 12:35 AM   #60 
  - In high school, at a study hall, sitting with a friend and a nun,  old mark   Nov-21-08 12:38 AM   #61 
  - That was not quite 12 years before I was born...  47of74   Nov-21-08 12:39 AM   #62 
  - I was at work.  Cleita   Nov-21-08 12:41 AM   #63 
  - Nine years before I was born  BamaGirl   Nov-21-08 12:42 AM   #64 
  - I was a university student visiting a classroom in the university  JDPriestly   Nov-21-08 12:53 AM   #65 
  - Yes. Robert Kennedy's assasination was also a heart stopper.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 08:15 AM   #97 
     - oh my god, that was a horrendous event, he could have been  alyce douglas   Nov-21-08 08:17 PM   #149 
  - In high school freshman English class.  HubertHeaver   Nov-21-08 01:23 AM   #67 
  - In a sixth grade class room  Jack Rabbit   Nov-21-08 01:40 AM   #68 
  - I was over a year away from being conceived  silverojo   Nov-21-08 01:41 AM   #69 
  - I was home from school, sick that Friday  JSK   Nov-21-08 01:54 AM   #70 
  - I agree. The endof innocence. It just was incomprehensible that something like that could happen H  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 08:12 AM   #96 
  - I turned 19 that day. I was a college sophomore and was up in  Hardrada   Nov-21-08 02:11 AM   #71 
  - 9th grade drafting class  Crabby Appleton   Nov-21-08 02:34 AM   #72 
  - On my way to 9 a.m. Science class in high school. I also thought, "Bad joke."  Hekate   Nov-21-08 03:04 AM   #73 
  - Second grade classroom in L.A....  regnaD kciN   Nov-21-08 04:13 AM   #74 
  - English Class. Ninth grade.  TexasObserver   Nov-21-08 04:15 AM   #75 
  - At Home  ProfessorGAC   Nov-21-08 04:22 AM   #76 
  - Peterborough, England  Skittles   Nov-21-08 04:24 AM   #77 
  - Ninth grade English class. The principal came in to tell us. It was very dark and raining outside.  MissMarple   Nov-21-08 04:27 AM   #78 
  - 6th grade math class when Principal made the announcement. nt  elizm   Nov-21-08 04:28 AM   #79 
  - 11th Grade... catholic school. Mother Superior came in to each classroom and  lamp_shade   Nov-21-08 04:38 AM   #80 
  - 11/22/63  12string   Nov-21-08 04:50 AM   #82 
  - Second grade class when the principal knocked on the door.  NNN0LHI   Nov-21-08 04:56 AM   #83 
  - It was on my 5th birthday.  Inspired   Nov-21-08 04:58 AM   #84 
  - Junior High School in English class.  Hubert Flottz   Nov-21-08 05:11 AM   #85 
  - I was a little, undeveloped egg in my six-year-old mother's ovary.  oktoberain   Nov-21-08 05:17 AM   #86 
  - Too young to remember  BerryBush   Nov-21-08 05:39 AM   #87 
  - Five years old.....walking with my mother, downtown shopping...  Ragazz68   Nov-21-08 05:56 AM   #88 
  - P.S. - Five years later, my mother woke me up to tell me Bobby was dead !  Ragazz68   Nov-21-08 04:45 PM   #128 
  - A toddler in a playpen at my grandparent's house?  lostnfound   Nov-21-08 05:58 AM   #89 
  - It was my second birthday  kedrys   Nov-21-08 06:02 AM   #90 
  - At home, taking care of my 1-1/2-year-old son.  RebelOne   Nov-21-08 06:10 AM   #91 
  - Mrs. Andrews'  Jawja   Nov-21-08 06:19 AM   #92 
  - 13 months old then  jules1962   Nov-21-08 07:38 AM   #93 
  - I was in my 3rd grade classroom.  Le Taz Hot   Nov-21-08 07:55 AM   #94 
  - Third grade class  subliminable   Nov-21-08 07:57 AM   #95 
  - Coming back from Canada ...  Tracer   Nov-21-08 08:15 AM   #98 
  - I was home from kindergarten -- Mom was ironing...  johnfunk   Nov-21-08 08:19 AM   #100 
  - 7th grade English class with Mrs. Sprinkle.  mnhtnbb   Nov-21-08 08:22 AM   #102 
  - High School History Class - loudspeaker announced he had been shot, then dead  ThomWV   Nov-21-08 08:23 AM   #103 
  - Mrs. Hockett's 5th grade class  PufPuf23   Nov-21-08 08:32 AM   #105 
  - Stacking textbooks at the Texas Schoolbook Depository.  deaniac21   Nov-21-08 08:34 AM   #106 
  - What??? n/t  Suich   Nov-21-08 10:09 PM   #177 
  - Not yet born  davidpdx   Nov-21-08 08:36 AM   #107 
  - I was in utero, too.  intheflow   Nov-22-08 06:42 PM   #193 
  - 9th grade English class  graywarrior   Nov-21-08 08:37 AM   #108 
  - I was on Mars  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Nov-21-08 08:38 AM   #109 
  - Mrs Sams' 5th grade class in Erwin, TN  MadinMo   Nov-21-08 09:06 AM   #110 
  - 7th grade class with Mr. Mammel  erinlough   Nov-21-08 09:28 AM   #111 
  - Mrs. Mitchell's class  jpak   Nov-21-08 09:32 AM   #112 
  - Not born yet (nt)  bigwillq   Nov-21-08 09:33 AM   #113 
  - After getting off the school bus.  bikebloke   Nov-21-08 09:41 AM   #114 
  - 7th Grade Gym Class  NJRick1006   Nov-21-08 09:42 AM   #115 
  - I was at school  kpete   Nov-21-08 09:46 AM   #116 
  - According to family lore  WolverineDG   Nov-21-08 09:49 AM   #117 
  - 'i don't remember'  snort   Nov-21-08 09:50 AM   #118 
  - "It's about time somebody shot that son-of-a-bitch!" (Comment overheard in November 1963)  TahitiNut   Nov-21-08 09:55 AM   #119 
  - sad very sad what a remark.  alyce douglas   Nov-21-08 08:30 PM   #154 
  - I'm told I was in the playpen in our living room.  surrealAmerican   Nov-21-08 10:00 AM   #121 
  - In the orthodontist's chair...  KansDem   Nov-21-08 10:01 AM   #122 
  - Eighth grade science class.  foxfeet   Nov-21-08 10:23 AM   #124 
  - I was on a girl scout camping trip. The bus  LibDemAlways   Nov-21-08 10:43 AM   #125 
  - For anyone who has not seen this and wants to post their memories..  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 11:34 AM   #126 
  - Too young to remember the actual day, but my first cognitive  MANative   Nov-21-08 11:37 AM   #127 
  - Mrs. McCafferty's fourth-period senior English class  Blue_In_AK   Nov-21-08 04:46 PM   #129 
  - Fifth Grade - Quaker school  PCIntern   Nov-21-08 04:50 PM   #130 
  - High School Sophmore in typing class  Thothmes   Nov-21-08 07:23 PM   #131 
  - Sixth grade.....my teacher was Mrs. Balla  livetohike   Nov-21-08 07:31 PM   #132 
  - I was in grade school  lovuian   Nov-21-08 07:34 PM   #133 
  - swimming in the uterus.  psychmommy   Nov-21-08 07:40 PM   #134 
  - Wouldn't be born for another 14 years  michele77   Nov-21-08 07:53 PM   #135 
  - Going back to school after lunch, I was in the 7th grade.  DailyGrind51   Nov-21-08 07:58 PM   #136 
  - Seventeen and working in a garment factory.  rebel with a cause   Nov-21-08 08:02 PM   #137 
  - Day off from school  fortyfeetunder   Nov-21-08 08:03 PM   #139 
  - In class  TrogL   Nov-21-08 08:05 PM   #140 
  - Seventh grade, Mrs. Burgoyne's history class  faygokid   Nov-21-08 08:07 PM   #141 
  - I was 8  alyce douglas   Nov-21-08 08:09 PM   #142 
  - on the couch with my mom--watching it on tv.  orleans   Nov-21-08 08:11 PM   #144 
  - At my Grandmas house  bambino   Nov-21-08 08:11 PM   #145 
  - 5th grade classroom  northernlights   Nov-21-08 08:14 PM   #146 
  - Typing class in Ohio. Thought our Principal was pulling a prank for a few minutes. Sad Sad Day.  1776Forever   Nov-21-08 08:15 PM   #147 
  - A gleam in my mother's eye. n/t  Chichiri   Nov-21-08 08:15 PM   #148 
  - you know, i was a very aware adult at the time, but i just can't recall where i was that day.  unblock   Nov-21-08 08:18 PM   #150 
  - I was a l'il child.  snot   Nov-21-08 08:18 PM   #151 
  - First grade, I cried all the way home  windoe   Nov-21-08 08:28 PM   #152 
  - Gym.  yellerpup   Nov-21-08 08:29 PM   #153 
  - Algebra 2  DemoTex   Nov-21-08 08:33 PM   #155 
  - It was on the car radio when I left school to go out to lunch  itsjustme   Nov-21-08 08:40 PM   #156 
  - in 1st grade  lanlady   Nov-21-08 08:45 PM   #157 
  - 7the grade....st. simon's grade school....english class  spanone   Nov-21-08 08:47 PM   #158 
  - third grade  barbtries   Nov-21-08 08:49 PM   #159 
  - First year of college -- on my way back from classes  starroute   Nov-21-08 08:51 PM   #160 
  - i was in school, they said the president was hurt  mimitabby   Nov-21-08 08:58 PM   #162 
  - First Grade, Sister Mary Anna, St. Clemens elementary school in  WCGreen   Nov-21-08 09:00 PM   #164 
  - At Home Watching Cartoons with Grandma, I Was Only 4  we can do it   Nov-21-08 09:00 PM   #165 
  - I was three years old. I remember watching the TV coverage.  yardwork   Nov-21-08 09:01 PM   #166 
  - 16.5 years away from being born  OutspokenLiberal   Nov-21-08 09:02 PM   #167 
  - I don't really recall; I wasn't in Dallas that week, though  Bryan   Nov-21-08 09:05 PM   #168 
  - 9th grade, Hazel Park Junior High, St. Paul Minnesota.  scarletwoman   Nov-21-08 09:07 PM   #169 
  - I wasn't even born yet.  YellowRubberDuckie   Nov-21-08 09:08 PM   #170 
  - Art School - Parsons School of Design  womanofthehills   Nov-21-08 09:27 PM   #171 
  - I was in utero  carlyhippy   Nov-21-08 09:31 PM   #172 
  - Stanford University.....and I remember clearly those first reports.  Alameda   Nov-21-08 09:45 PM   #173 
  - Crying elem. teachers sent us home, mom cried in the kitchen.  Festivito   Nov-21-08 09:52 PM   #174 
  - I remember that we were on our evening break at school...  kentuck   Nov-21-08 09:58 PM   #175 
  - My mother was a teenager living in a country in South East Asia  socialdemocrat1981   Nov-21-08 10:05 PM   #176 
  - I was four, almost five  RufusTFirefly   Nov-21-08 10:11 PM   #178 
  - That picture of John-John still brings tears to my eyes.  Graybeard   Nov-22-08 12:44 PM   #186 
  - Forty-five years ago...  FarLeftRage   Nov-21-08 10:16 PM   #179 
  - 5 1/2 months old.  progressoid   Nov-21-08 10:39 PM   #180 
  - 5th grade  Cybergata   Nov-21-08 11:00 PM   #181 
  - Home in the afternoon from Kindergarten  Canuckistanian   Nov-21-08 11:03 PM   #182 
  - Home room in High School.  formercia   Nov-22-08 08:40 AM   #183 
  - Band Room in High School. Practicing for the Thanksgiving Day football game.  Fla Dem   Nov-22-08 09:10 AM   #184 
  - Right in the middle of Times Square  Cyrano   Nov-22-08 11:27 AM   #185 
  - I was in 7th grade at JHS 218 in Brooklyn. I was in my Social Studies class and  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-22-08 01:02 PM   #187 
  - I was in school in Monterrey Mexico  lunatica   Nov-22-08 01:07 PM   #188 
  - Ovaries  NeedleCast   Nov-22-08 01:08 PM   #189 
  - I was home with my mom, I hadn't started school yet, and I just remember hearing her screaming  grannylib   Nov-22-08 06:00 PM   #192 
  - Would Kids today even know or care about such an event?  lib2DaBone   Nov-22-08 07:17 PM   #194 
  - Probably at home with my mother.  bumblebee1   Nov-22-08 11:27 PM   #195 
  - 3rd grade, Very happy school crossing guard lady gave me the news....  Rowdyboy   Nov-22-08 11:35 PM   #196 
  - That happened 17 years before I was born.  EOO   Nov-22-08 11:37 PM   #197 
  - Not even sperm and egg--my mother was 9, my father 17.  Arkana   Nov-22-08 11:40 PM   #198 
  - My father (the elementary supervising principal) came to my classroom door...  demodonkey   Nov-23-08 12:58 AM   #200 
  - I was in elementary school, too, but remember many details of that horrible day.  Rhiannon12866   Nov-23-08 03:27 PM   #201 
 

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