What do you consider the biggest historical event of your lifetime?

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  1. MadWoman777

    MadWoman777 Well-Known Member

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    For me it's the Kennedy assassination and 9/11.
    I've been watching some incredible shows on the Military Channel tonight about the Kennedy Secret Service agents; I still get chills when I see the Zapruder film, and it's incredible to see such stoic SS guys get emotional when they recall what happened that day (they still blame themselves).
    I was just a little kid, but I'll never forget all the adults crying (starting with the nuns at school, who sent us home--unheard of!) and the neverending reporting on TV. And they stopped all music on the radio for about a week; imagine that today!
    I was in NYC on 9/11, 'nuff said.
    Can't help but wonder what our world would be like now had Kennedy lived and 9/11 never happened.
     
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    9/11 Without question.
     
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    fuck off madwomancuntfaceballsucker777
     
  5. eliasbboy

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    Was this a JFK joke? :dontknow:


    9/11 for me as well.
     
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    This post is a close second to 9/11.
     
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    easily the collapse of the soviet union -- 9/11 isnt nearly as significant imo
     
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    :c
     
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    Hey madwoman. Show us your tits
     
  10. Gas Face

    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    When SplashLog changed his name to Splash. That was a pretty big deal
     
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    hmmmm First satellite into space, first man in space, Cuban Missile crisis, Kennedy assassination, Viet-nam, the 60's in general, man on the moon, Watergate, Nixon resigns. That should bring it up to speed on whatever the rest of you post.
     
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    Hey OP. How old where you when JFK got killed? :scratch:
     
  14. HAL

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    The War on Terrorism
     
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    9/11 for sure.

    The destruction of the Berlin Wall was big,
    as was the space shuttle Challenger explosion.
    The election of the first black president will be learned about in history classes from here on out.
    Also the Bat Boy being found in that cave.
     
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    :iohi5:
     
  17. Smell Muhfinger

    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

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    :tears:

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    same faggit, different name:dontknow:
     
  20. Gas Face

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    That's true. Fucking dickhead and his lame Steve Martin av.