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Lincoln - Kennedy coincidences
some of these are just dumb, but some really are interesting

1) Lincoln was elected in 1860, Kennedy in 1960, 100 years apart
2) Both men were deeply involved in civil rights for African Americans.
3) Both men were assassinated on a Friday, in the presence of their wives.
4) Each wife had lost a child while living at the White House.
5) Both men were killed by a bullet that entered the head from behind.
6) Lincoln was killed in Ford's Theater. Kennedy met his death while riding in a Lincoln convertible made by the Ford Motor Company.
7) Both men were succeeded by vice-presidents named Johnson who were southern Democrats and former senators.
8) Andrew Johnson was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson was born in 1908, exactly one hundred years later.
9) The first name of Lincoln's private secretary was John, the last name of Kennedy's private secretary was Lincoln.
10) John Wilkes Booth was born in 1839 [according to some sources] Lee Harvey Oswald was born in 1939, one hundred years later.
11) Both assassins were Southerners who held extremist views.
12) Both assassins were murdered before they could be brought to trial.
13) Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and fled to a warehouse. Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and fled to a theater.
14) LlNCOLN and KENNEDY each has 7 letters.
15) ANDREW JOHNSON and LYNDON JOHNSON each has 13 letters.
16) JOHN WlLKES BOOTH and LEE HARVEY OSWALD each has 15 letters.
17) A Licoln staffer Miss Kennedy told him not to go to the Theater. A Kennedy staffer Miss Lincoln, told him not to go to Dallas.


and here are some videos for laughing
1. gilda radner speaks for the extremely stupid on snl 2. odd todd episode 1 (one of my favorite computer cartoons) 3. odd todd #2 4. internet people cartoon 5. gilda radner and jane curtain on snl 6. migrane boy-hide 7. migrane boy-margarine boy 8. migrane boy- indian 9. gilda radner-stretch marks 10. gilda radner-emily latella 11. don hertz dont do drugs

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meredelavie
Oct. 20th, 2007 05:52 am (UTC)
Wow, that really was interesting! Thanks for sharing that.
djcliche
Oct. 20th, 2007 06:36 pm (UTC)
no problem. i have always found it quite interesting myself. (:
feanix
Oct. 20th, 2007 06:27 am (UTC)
those are some pretty creepy similarities....
djcliche
Oct. 20th, 2007 06:37 pm (UTC)
i know. pretty cool, huh? i love shit like that.
trenton22
Oct. 20th, 2007 09:26 am (UTC)
Gilda Radner and OddTodd. You rock!
djcliche
Oct. 20th, 2007 06:38 pm (UTC)
thank you. i do have good taste. i guess you do too. heh (:
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