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What Was The Biggest News Story The Year You Were Born?

Updated December 5, 2019 347.4k views36 items

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.