Me@20


Errol Unikel, Principal, Rainmaker Video

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Where I lived @20: Chicago, Illinois

What I did @20: Studied engineering at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

What I dreamt of @20: Having a great career and family, living in a big house

My favorite song @20: “Come Go With Me” by Del Vikings (it’s still one of my top favorites)

What I wore @20: Jeans and striped shirts (sometimes T-shirts)

Who I loved @20: Carol R. – my lady at U of I

What made headlines when I was @20:

Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.

Congress approves Gulf of Tonkin Resolution after North Vietnamese torpedo boats allegedly attack US destroyers during the Vietnam War.

Russian President Nikita Khrushchev is deposed. Kosygin becomes premier and Brezhnev becomes first secretary of the Communist Party.

On the worldwide stage of nuclear proliferation, China detonates its first atomic bomb.

President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy issues Warren Report concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

What were YOU like at 20? Create your own Me@20 blog post today, or share the Me@20 questionnaire in your social networks.

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About Me@20 Day: Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th, 2015. 
APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world.

If you enjoyed this Me@20 Day story, be sure to check out others being published today, including a couple of very sweet stories of young love and travel from fellow APH members Monica Lee and Elisabeth Woody.