So yesterday was the 24th anniversary of the People Power “Revolution” of 1986.
I remember it pretty well for someone who was 10 and living in Markham, Ontario at the time. What I remember was that my Dad called home from work after I got back from school to tell me to record the news for him so he could watch it when he got back from his job as a clerk at Ontario Hydro.
We had the most high-tech of systems at the time, a Betamax video player/recorder with a ‘remote control’ that was attached to the system via a long cord. I had to do the same thing when Ninoy had died a couple years back (and also to record the world premiere of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”). Continue reading