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.
Neil Armstrong Becomes First H... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
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Neil Armstrong Becomes First Human to Walk On the Moon


1969
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Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor; Unit... is listed (or ranked) 2 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
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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
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United States Drops Bombs On Hiroshima To End World War II


1945
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President John F. Kennedy Assa... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top U.S. Headlines in the News of the 20th Century
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President John F. Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas


1963
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