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Your Age in History Trivia

Dragon

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8 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall


Interesting, considering I'm a history buff, I have no memories of my family ever mentioning the Iron Curtain or anything like that.

I do, however, have a vague memory of some people beating a wall down with sledgehammers and such, to which I didn’t understand at the time.
 

JNA

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Very interesting timeline

2 years old when Hawaii was admitted as 50th of the United States.
18 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July.
18 years old when Saturday Night Live first aired
 
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Gedunker

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Which means that you were:

33 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder

My anniversary is the day Orenthal tried to outrun the cops in the Bronco :-0
 

SGB

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Cool! I was:
  • 27 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
  • 25 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
  • 22 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
  • 12 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
  • 8 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July
 

ludes98

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Cool site. The TV and Movie section could use some more contemporary and important films/shows. Home Alone doesn't really qualify as a film worthy of inclusion.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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This makes me feel old and I am only 33!


30 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
28 years old on the first day of Y2K
26 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
24 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
23 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
22 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
20 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
18 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
15 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
13 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
12 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
10 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
8 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
5 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July
3 years old when President Nixon left office
a 1 year old when Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot
 

JNL

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Just a young 'un

I was...

22 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
20 years old on the first day of Y2K
18 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
15 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
14 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
13 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
11 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
10 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
6 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
4 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
3 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
a 1 year old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
not yet 1 year old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
 
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SlaveToTheGrind said:
This makes me feel old and I am only 33!


30 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
28 years old on the first day of Y2K
26 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
24 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
23 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
22 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
20 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
18 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
15 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
13 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
12 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
10 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
8 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
5 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July
3 years old when President Nixon left office
a 1 year old when Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot
Subtract one year for me. I remember (or have vague recollections of) everything except for the Wallace and Nixon events.
 

Big Easy King

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To indicate a few, I am:

- 3 years 2 months younger than Mike Tyson
- 0 years 11 months older than Jennifer Lopez (J. Ho)
- 6 years 4 months older than Tiger Woods

and, I was:

- 32 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
- 30 years old on the first day of Y2K
- 27 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
- 25 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
- 24 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
- 23 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
- 21 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
- 20 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
- 16 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
- 14 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
- 13 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
- 11 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
- 10 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
- 6 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July
 

michaelskis

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JNL said:
I was...

22 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
20 years old on the first day of Y2K
18 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash...
Hey... we are the same age!
 

Michele Zone

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Dragon said:
8 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
I was in Germany when it came down and watched it on the news with two little boys on my lap, one an infant, the other a toddler. That makes me 24 at the time. Which is what I thought but went to the site to double check. We left Germany the following year, when I was 26. So the wall must have come down shortly before my birthday -- and that is kind of how I remember it. It makes me want to look up the exact date that the wall came down. It must have been about May or very early June, 1990.
 

Habanero

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22 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
20 years old on the first day of Y2K
18 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
16 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
15 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
13 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
11 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
10 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
6 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
4 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
4 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
a 1 year old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
not yet 1 year old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began


I remember the Wall falling because a few years after that I went to then Leningrad to see first hand what communism was- planner in training even then.
 

NHPlanner

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12 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded

This is the one that hits home for me....since Christa McAuliffe was from my hometown.....was in 6th grade and remember the day vividly.
 

Queen B

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Gosh I feel old now.

40 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
38 years old on the first day of Y2K (and the world did not end!)
36 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash (and was what 18 when she got married and yes I watched the wedding)
34 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
28 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
24 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded (I was in college)
15 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July( Sucky summer two knee surgeries casted the whole summer except for Bicentennial week, new scars and white leg kept me from skimping around in a bikini, sucky for a 15 year old.)
13 years old when President Nixon left office ( Only had one channel on the TV. The Watergate Hearings lasted an eternity!)
8 years old at the time the first man stepped on the moon (I remember that!)
7 years old when Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated
2 years old at the time President Kennedy was assassinated
 
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