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11 Famous Clickbait Headlines in American History

Considered by some to be the bane of modern media, clickbait headlines actually have been an integral part of American journalism for over a century. Here are some of the most famous clickbait headlines in American history.

 

1. April 16, 1912

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2. May 7, 1937

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3. December 9, 1941

FDR-Decalres-War-12-9-1941

 

4. May 8, 1945

VE-Day-5-8-1945-NY-Times

 

5. November 3, 1948

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6. November 23, 1963

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7. July 21, 1969

Moon-Landing-Washington-Post-7-21-1969

 

8. May 5, 1970

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9. August 9, 1974

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10. April 30, 1975

Saigon-Fall-4-30-1975

 

11. December 9, 1980

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