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Top 10 News Headlines That Made the Most Buzz

Several newspapers of today make it their mission to make sure that they publish whatever news they get that is suitable for print. Even so, when publication starts, there are just certain headlines that create the most impact on a global scale.

Below are the top ten most talked about news headlines of all time, whether famous or infamous

‘Wall Street Crash!’ published by The London Herald

It was in the year of 1929 of October 29th that the crash of the US stock market has been announced, which was the so-called 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

Getting some positive news headlines keeps one anew from the various negative news that are making headlines.

The first steps on the moon taken by Neil Armstrong was duly published on the 21st of July 1969.

It was during this time that the phrase ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ was first heard of.

‘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!’

On the 15th of August 1945, readers from all around the world were relieved and filled with joy of this headline.

World War II was put to a stop when the Japanese finally decided to surrender, this was about four months after the Third Reich in Germany fell.

Peace finally took over after the horrific war that took six years.

‘U.S. Attacked: Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers And Hit Pentagon In Day Of Terror’ published by The New York Times

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.

‘Beatle John Lennon Slain’ published by The Los Angeles Times

Though peace was his mission, on December 9, 1980, the life of John Lennon was put to end after being shot four times. It was one of his crazed fans, Mark David Chapman, that shot him outside of his New York City apartment at exactly 10:49 in the morning.

Chicago Tribune’s ‘Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In’

This was one of the darkest headlines in American history. This tells about JFK’s assassination in Dallas, Texas as well as the reaction and story of Jackie, his widow.

‘Nixon Resigns’ from The Washington Post

In the year of 1974 of the month of August, the Watergate scandal aftermath was announced shocking millions of Americans as Gerald Ford was proclaimed the next US president.

‘Hitler Dead’ published by The News Chronicle

On May 2, 1945, this headline was put in print. The death of Hitler and his wife by suicide was announced though a lot of people were not sure if they should believe it.

‘Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg’ published by The New York Times

On the 14th of April 1912, more than 1,200 people were dead after the famous ‘Unsinkable Ship’ hit an iceberg and sank.

This still remains one of the most heartbreaking headlines to ever take the world by storm.