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I was a 15 year old babysitter in Huntington, LI, NY on that night. I was watching MOTHRA with a couple of semi-tiny kids - probably 7 and 6 years old or something - when suddenly, everything just went black. I thought... oh, great, these kids are gonna freak out. ...[more]

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I was working for Metroploitan Life on 23rd Street. We happened to work overtime that night when the lights went out. Luckily for us, our building had its own cafeteria and its own medical department. We were fed (early on) and made comfortable, in lounges, with...[more]

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I was all of about 5 years old. To my recollection things went this way. I was watching TV with my brother. We are watching-and I'm taking a memory guess here- the Three Stooges. All of a sudden the screen on the TV started acting kooky, shrinking and expanding. Then...[more]

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IT WAS ALLREADY A HOT SUMMER. I HAD A JOB WORKING AT A CARVEL ICE CREAM STORE ON FLATBUSH AVENUE. I WAS INFATUATED WITH A GIRL NAMED ANITA.WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT,THERE WAS A BIG HUSH OVER BROOKLYN,BUT ONLY MOMENTARILY.THE WINDOWS OF FLATBUSH AVE. SHATTERED AND...[more]

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Luckily, I was on the ground floor of the Abecrombie&Fitch building at 45th & Madison where I was an employee in the athletic dept. Thinking the lights would come on momentarily,I,along with some other fun loving employees, went over to a bar near grand central station...[more]

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I was in elementary school in '65, but what I recall was how my block in Brooklyn, NY, Linden St. was eerily quiet and black; it seemed that not even the stars lit up the skies. Back then the neighborhood was interracial with a good amount of African American residents...[more]

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