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In every generation, there’s one momentous event that’s etched in people’s memory.
Everybody who witnessed it remembers where they were when they found out that President Kennedy had been shot.
Everyone remembers where and how they watched Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.
All Germans who were alive twenty years ago remember exactly how they felt when they first heard the Berlin wall had come down.
A decade later, the death of Princess Diana was another such significant event. And then there was September 11th.
What were you doing when you heard the news?
Those who witnessed these events probably remember to this day what they were doing when they heard the news.
Will Michael Jackson’s death on Thursday, June 25, 2009 turn out to have the same impact?
Will we remember ten years from now how we found out that the ‘Kind of Pop’ had died?
In case I forget: I was in the kitchen having breakfast.