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I Remember the Day John Lennon Died

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    My Birthday - It was December 8th 1980, i was on my way to school (even my birthday!) it had been snowing, i heard it on the radio, I was gutted, Ironically got Just Like...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Jun 7, 2010

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    Vivid Memory - When John was killed I was in middle school and had been a Beatles fan since I was 7 years old.  Oddly enough, "Help" was supposed to be aired on TV...
    suki1967 suki1967 41-45, F Oct 11, 2009

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    Watching the Wheels - I was 11 yrs old.  I remember seeing it on TV.  I was profoundly sad.  Not sure why.  At 11, what kind of real emotion do you have for...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F Feb 19, 2008

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    December 8, 1980 Was a Very Sad Day. :( -    I remember hearing about John Lennon's death on the radio.  I was a sophomore in high school at the time.  My older...
    azpoet5 azpoet5 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2008

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    John Lennon Died Or Was ... - John Lennon died or was shot down.  On December 1991, I do not know the actual day, or the name of the white man that shot him.  I think is...
    Windee2gale Windee2gale 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    I'remember The Day John Lennon Died - yes i remember the day John Lennon died, I believe it was Dec 8, 1980, I was living in California at the time , my gf told me,all i can say is...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Oct 16, 2011

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    It Was The Same Year My Father Died - December 9, 1980 was an awful day, I remember crying and crying, and not being able to believe that anyone would want John Lennon dead. He...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    And Probably Always Will.... - I was a young mother, pregnant with my second child.  We lived in a very small , very empty apartment...I was sitting in a lawn chair, listening...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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    There's A Spaniard In The Works - I prefer to remember a particular day when John Lennon was alive. He and Yoko made a surprise appearance, with Eric Clapton, at a...
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Very Surreal - I'll never forget the exact moment I was told. I was getting ready for school in my downstairs bathroom. No one else was up. My cousin, who lived next door, came...
    MacLen MacLen 36-40, F Mar 20, 2008

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    The Day John Lennon Died - What a shock I got when I heard he'd died - found it very hard to swallow.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 6, 2012

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    To Be Or Not To Be - It was grade 12 - we were on our way to see Shakespeare's Hamlet for a school trip (actually Lennon was shot and died the night before) - but my best friend...
    DeepForest DeepForest 46-50 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    John Lennon Was A Legend Controversial Young And Naive A Killer Was Loose In New York - Im forever wanting to change that fateful day. Ive sometimes played it in the back of my...
    gypsygirly gypsygirly 26-30, F Feb 16, 2010

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