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Old 12-09-2018, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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I was working in a bank, and about to say sayonara to husband #1. I do not remember the death of John Lennon as vividly as other deaths, such as President Kennedy, or Princess Diana. I did appreciate his talent though.
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Old 12-09-2018, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Avignon, France
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38 years ago.... my parents weren’t even married yet. Lol
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:18 PM
 
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I was 17 and watching Monday Night Football on ABC (I forget what teams were playing) when the network broke in with a news bulletin:

Former Beatle John Lennon was gunned down outside his NYC apartment building. Mr. Lennon was pronounced dead at a local hospital...

I still remember the total shock and sadness I felt. I also remember when they had the lowlife in custody...I wanted to go to the police station and kill him myself! The world lost a legend and for days, seemed that every radio station had tributes to John Lennon.

Where were you?

The only correction to Howard is that John was shot 4 times out of the 5 shots fired at him in rapid succession.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n73GFvAyIjs


And last night at Strawberry fields, NYC



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lBoFsSyk_c
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:24 PM
 
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I heard about it on the news, wasn't really affected by it, but I remember a lot of people being upset at the time.
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:33 PM
 
Location: left of center
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I was watching Monday Night Football too. Husband was in the bathroom when the announcement was made and when he came out I said, "John Lennon is dead." Husband said, "no sh*t!" well, I guess there won't be a reunion now."
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:17 AM
 
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I have no idea where I was or what I was doing. While sorry the man was killed I never cared for the Beatles or him.
Me too. This was a non-event in my life. People get killed in NY every day.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:25 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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I was at work when John Lennon died.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Central New Jersey
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I was 10 but I honestly don't recall where I was or what I was doin.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:41 AM
 
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I hadn't been born yet.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:51 AM
 
Location: Ft Myers, FL
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Why was this thread opened in TV and not in Celebrities?

Also would've helped to include the date (12/8/2018) in the title.
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