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Events On This Day In History...December 5
1990,Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter
1990,Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
1990,Salman Rushdie, author, ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy, appears in public for 1st time in 2 years
1991,"Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 perfs
1991,10m asteroid 1991-VG passes 465,000 km from Earth
1991,Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty
1991,NY Daily News files for protection under chapter 11
1993,"Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
1993,82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)
1993,Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space
1993,Farra d'Isonzo discovers asteroid #6501 Isonzo
1993,M Hirasawa & S Suzuki discover asteroid #7028
1993,Melissa Mcnamara/Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1993,Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)
1993,Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela
1994,A Nakamura discovers asteroid #6255 Kuma & #7788 Tsukuba
1996,"Dreams & Nightmares," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1996,Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement
1996,Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player
1997,1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers
1997,STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands
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I was at a beach house in Galveston, Texas with my mom, brother, and aunt when we saw it on tv. I don't remember their reaction exactly, but i know they were positive he had done it, so they were probably pissed off at how ridiculous it was.
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I was in social studies and my teacher turned on the news. When I heard "not guilty" I siad to my friend, Nick, "Those dumbasses let a killer go!"
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I was in seventh grade sitting in social studies when the principal set up the radio by the intercom and broadcast it through the entire school. I remember it taking forever to read the charges and then finally the virdict. We all sat in stunned silence not believing that he was seen as not guilty.
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I was in my High School World History Class (10th grade) when the verdict was read. One student pulled out his walkman and tuned in to a news station to listen to the verdict; after it was read, HIS WALKMAN WAS CONFISCATED by my teacher!!! It's stupid, but finding out all of this had to be done.
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I was in 5th grade in dallas.. we were all learning about ships or conquistidors or something, when out teacher, Mrs. Geddie pulled out a T.V. we were all so excited and some kids got kicked out for screaming. Finally everyone got quite. and the other students snuck in and we all watched The jury denounce every charge on O.J. Personally i thought he was innocent.. but i always give people too much credit.. It was probably him anyway.
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I was in 6th grade, sitting in the back of my World History class, and we were the only class in school that got to watch the verdict live on tv. Our teacher just wouldn't back down, and we all thought we were soooooo cool... :O)
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I was in the 3rd grade and we were all sitting on the carpet after recess. One of the teachers walked in (and we all knew what was coming) "Not Guilty" she said. I came home and sat down. I began to watch CNN where they showed the clip of the verdict about 1500 times.
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I was working for a lawyers' office at the time. Both lawyers, the legal assistant, and I were sitting in the conference room watching the small TV. When the verdict was read, we all looked at each other, of course in disbelief.
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I was a senior in highschool. when we heard the verdict was going to be read the whole school got into the auditorium and they put cnn on the projector and the wrong verdict was read off.
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I was a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, in Alumni Hall (Go Dawgs!) in Sean Dixon's room (you don't know him). We had ordered some Paps John's for the occasion. I was eating a peppercini as the verdict was read. When the "not guilties" had been read, the entire hall was completely silent. After the initiall concussion, while the Hall was still silent, I heard someone down the hall, doubtlessly one of my fellow Caucasians (Notre Dame is mostly lilly-white), exclaim: "Let's riot!"
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Hold Me Closer Tony Danza and other Misheard Lyrics

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