History and Science

Can You Guess Which Were The 27 Most-Watched Events In History?


Nowadays, in the digital age, you can find out what’s happening in the rest of the world just by touching the screen of your cellphone. Thanks to the Internet and social media, worldwide news spread across seas in a matter of seconds. But what was it like 40 years ago? Well, before the 90s, there were only two ways of learning about what went on around the globe: newspapers or TV. But guess what? Some events went so viral that nearly half of the world watched them on TV. Let’s take a look at the 27 most-watched televised events in history! Who knows, maybe you were part of them!

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