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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.
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  • Photo: Christopher Jetton / Flickr
    1

    Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor; United States Enters World War II

    1941
    73
    11
    Is this iconic?
  • Photo: Michael Bludworth / Flickr
    2

    Neil Armstrong Becomes First Human to Walk On the Moon

    1969
    70
    12
    Is this iconic?
  • Photo: Veni / Flickr
    3

    U.S.S.R. Dissolves; Mikhail Gorbachev Resigns

    1991
    61
    8
    Is this iconic?
  • Photo: Stuart Seeger / Flickr
    4

    President John F. Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas

    1963
    63
    12
    Is this iconic?