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Thread: Any historic events the day you were born?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Athens, Greece

    Default Any historic events the day you were born?

    Well? Anything else historic happened the day you were born ( other than your birth of course )

    I cannot find anything notable that happened in the day i was born ( 21/8/1975 ).. I only found that one day earlier NASA launched the Viking 1 space probe toward Mars

    Maybe this is the reason why i like astronomy so much?

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    Jul 2005
    kilkenny, ireland


    Sea Gem, a North Sea oil rig, collapsed the day after I was born - nothing major on the day itself ( 26.12 65 ).
    Into the 5th Millennium & beyond...!

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    Mar 2006


    Yeah, Massachusetts by the Bee Gees was No. 1 in the charts.

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    The US Army charged 14 men with surpressing info regarding the atrocity at My Lai.
    Lee marvin was at No.1 with 'Wandrin' Star'.

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    Oct 2006


    Dunno about news..but "Michelle" by the Overlanders was No.1

  6. #6
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    Jan 2007
    Manchester, England

    Default Re: Any historic events the day you were born?

    On 23-06-1967

    Mohawk Airlines flight 40 crashed killing all 34 of its passengers.
    Whiter shade of pale topped the charts.
    President Lydon B. Johnson meets Soviet Premier Alekseo Kosygin for the Glassboro summit.
    US Senate censured Thomas J. Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds.

    And thats about it lol

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    Aug 2005
    Toronto, Canada

    Default Re: Any historic events the day you were born?

    March 21 1966 - the first United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
    The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles. Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.

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    Oct 2006
    Birmingham, England, Planet Earth

    Default Re: Any historic events the day you were born?

    Hurricane Cindy - September 15-20, 1963

    This cyclone formed within 200 nm of the Texas coastline on the 16th
    of September. Rapidly becoming a small hurricane, despite a poor radar
    signature, it made landfall in the Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange Golden
    Triangle on the 17th, before turning to the left and paralleling the coast
    to the southwest. Below is the track of this cyclone, which used data
    provided by the National Hurricane Center.

    well not sure if its kool, but this is what happend on the day i was born....

  9. #9
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    Sep 2005
    st austell,cornwall

    Default Re: Any historic events the day you were born?

    1971,three soviet astronauts are found dead in spacecraft after retturn to earth,cause of death unknowen
    and one realy intresting piece on new,s sesame street is banned by the B.B.C (it all happend in 1971)
    kernow bys vyken

  10. #10
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    Dec 2006

    Default Re: Any historic events the day you were born?

    Moeses parted the Red Sea or was that the next week-end?
    The eyes have it!

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