Where was I?
Princess Diana’s death - August 31, 1997
On holiday, driving across the Nullabor to NSW. Didn't really believe that it was real until they announced she had died. I remember feeling very sad for her children.
Margaret Thatcher’s Resignation - November 22, 1990
Huh? did she resign?
Attack on the Twin Towers - September 11, 2001
Tuesday night - just arrived home from night class to find my cat 'Samantha' having been run over on the road next to our house. Spent an hour recovering the body, burial and blubbering... Sat down to recover a little and thought the movie on was a disaster thing, until I was shocked to realise it was real!
England’s World Cup Semi-Final against Germany - July 4, 1990
Had to blog this...my husband, both English and an FA cup soccer fiend had no idea. Apparently, it was a penalty shootout with Germany winning, but the big memory thing is the fact one of the English players cried on the field when he was yellow carded and not able to play in the final, if they got in...or something.
President Kennedy’s assassination - November 22, 1963
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