What Was The Biggest News Story The Year You Were Born?
You can probably remember more than a few events that changed the world. Even if these significant happenings didn't personally impact you, they certainly affected media and history. A few times a year, a big news story will saturate the airwaves. But occasionally, a single topic grabs the world’s attention and dominates headlines for months at a time. These stories define countries and cultures, and history teachers relay the tales for decades to come.
1970: The National Guard Killed Students Protesting The Vietnam War During The Kent State Massacre
1971: Brutal Leader Idi Amin Seized Power In UgandaPhoto: Archives New Zealand / Wikimedia Commons / CC A 2.0
1972: Terrorists Attacked Israeli Athletes At The Munich Olympic Games
1973: The Roe V. Wade Supreme Court Decision Affirmed A Woman's Right To ChoosePhoto: Lorie Shaull / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0
1974: Richard Nixon Resigned As America's PresidentVideo: YouTube
1975: The Vietnam War Ended For America As Saigon Fell