Top 10 News Headlines That Have Taken the World By Storm
It has been the job of numerous newspapers to take hold of the latest news all around the globe and make sure that they are published if they are fit. Nevertheless, when publication starts, there are always headlines that generate the most buzz compared with others.
Here is a list of the top ten news headlines, both famous and infamous, that made the most buzz.
‘Wall Street Crash!’ from The London Herald
On October 29 in the year of 1929, the crash of the US stock market was announced which was famously called the Great Depression.
In such a crash, the results led to several currencies all around the world to fall flat.
‘The First Footstep’ published by the Evening Standard
With the number of devastating news headlines making history, it is a good thing to hear some positive headlines.
It was during July 21, 1969 that the news about the first steps of Neil Armstrong on the moon was published.
This is where the catch phrase ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ became popular.
‘Martin King Shot To Death: Gunned Down In Memphis,’ published by the Daily News
It was during the 5th of April 1968 that the assassination of the famous civil rights leader made the most headline in various parts of the world.
Millions of Americans and Dr. King’s widow, Coretta Scott King, were left to grieve when the 39-year-old Dr. King was killed on the second floor of the Lorraine Motel.
The New York Daily News’ ‘Peace! Japan Capitulates!’
It was on August 15, 1945 that this headline has garnered joy and relief from various readers across the globe.
Four months after the Third Reich in Germany fell, World War II came to an end when the Japanese finally surrendered.
Peace finally took over after the horrific war that took six years.
The New York Times’ ‘U.S. Attacked: Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers And Hit Pentagon In Day Of Terror’
Wherever you were on September 11, 2001, you know what terrible news took over.
With the 2,726 people killed by hijacked planes after hitting New York City’s Twin Towers, the entire world seemed to stop.
The Los Angeles Times’ Beatle John Lennon Slain’
Despite John Lennon’s message of peace, on the 9th of December 1980, he was shot to death four times in the back. At 10:49 in the morning outside of his New York City apartment, one of his lunatic fans, Mark David Chapman, decided to shoot him.
‘Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In’ published by Chicago Tribune
American history considered this one their darkest headlines. This tells about JFK’s assassination in Dallas, Texas as well as the reaction and story of Jackie, his widow.
‘Nixon Resigns’ published by The Washington Post
In August 1974, headlines of the end of the Watergate Scandal as well as Gerald Fox being the next US president shocked a lot of Americans.
The News Chronicle’s ‘Hitler Dead’
This headline was published on the 2nd of May 1945. Though not a lot of people believed it, it told of the death of Hitler as well as his wife by suicide.
The New York Times ‘Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg’
On the 14th of April 1912, more than 1,200 people were dead after the famous ‘Unsinkable Ship’ hit an iceberg and sank.
This was considered one of the most famous heartbreaking headlines of all time.