Defining Moments In Television That Changed The Course Of History Forever

What’s fascinating about TV is the impact it’s had on our lives. It sits in the living room where families gather to watch shows, news, and sports. Nonetheless, with so much going on, there have been a few moments where time stood still in front of the small screen.

We’ve all had that ‘I remember when’ moment when sitting in front of the TV. From Johnny Carson’s goodbye to ending the longest championship drought in sports, there might be some old spoilers that will trigger your memory. Take a trip down memory lane with these iconic TV moments.

The President Has Been Shot

In what was one of the most stunning moments ever, November 22, 1963, will always be the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

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Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested but was never prosecuted due to his murder by Jack Ruby two days later. The footage of the moment it happens became a holy grail for conspiracy theorists.