A British man developed anterograde amnesia after a root canal, so he can’t remember anything for longer than 90 minutes and he can’t make new memories. Also, he thinks it’s the day of his root canal every time he wakes up which is why he must read a detailed note every morning.
Childhood Amnesia is the inability of adults to recall memories before the age of two to four years.
A man named Gary Richmond fell into a coma and woke up with amnesia, he couldn’t remember his wife he had been married to for 26 years. He ended up falling in love with her over again.
A 61yr. old U.S. Navy vet Michael Boatwright was found unconscious in a motel room. When he woke up he only spoke Swedish instead of his native language English. He also insisted that he was a swede named Johan Ek and threw up when he saw his own reflection, in a state of confusion.
There is a man with amnesia who has gone unidentified for 10 years despite international publicity. He is also the only American citizen listed as a missing person despite his whereabouts being known.