Weird History The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century  

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I have always been intrigued by the top headlines and stories of any paper, but especially of those from years past. From World Wars, to assassinations of famous people, to sports accomplishments, to important inventions, to the space program, the United States has been through a lot of interesting events that have shaped our nation. I hope everyone enjoys this list of famous headliners, and can help me decide which ones are the very best and interesting. Thanks for your time and votes.
Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor; Unit... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
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Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor; United States Enters World War II

1941
53 7
Is this iconic?
Neil Armstrong Becomes First H... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
Photo: Michael Bludworth/Flickr
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Neil Armstrong Becomes First Human to Walk On the Moon

1969
56 12
Is this iconic?
United States Drops Bombs On H... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
Photo: Chris Devers/Flickr
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United States Drops Bombs On Hiroshima To End World War II

1945
47 8
Is this iconic?
Cuban Missile Crisis Threatens... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
Photo: Kevin Labianco/Flickr
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Cuban Missile Crisis Threatens World War III

1962
17 1
Is this iconic?