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Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century
Their opinions cost them their lives, and caused ripple effects that forever changed history. WatchMojo counts down ten of the most significant political assassinations of the twentieth century.

Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century
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20th Century276 videos
Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century

in: Politics and History, 20th century, african history, american history, asian history, european history, lists, mideast history, top 10February 21, 2012Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Their opinions cost them their lives, and caused ripple effects that forever changed history. WatchMojo counts down ten of the most significant political assassinations of the twentieth century. PLAY VIDEO

N.W.A: History of the Hip Hop Group

in: Music, 20th century, biographies, music biographiesFebruary 20, 2012N.W.A: History of the Hip Hop Group
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this WatchMojo video, we take a look at the history of the hip hop group, N.W.A., which formed in 1986 in Compton, California. PLAY VIDEO

Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

in: Science and Space, 20th century, 21st century, astronomy, nasa, space explorationFebruary 20, 2012Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo learns more about important firsts and events in the history of space exploration. PLAY VIDEO

History of the NAACP and Civil Rights

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyFebruary 10, 2012History of the NAACP and Civil Rights
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This famous grassroots-based civil rights group sought to end what Albert Einstein called "America's worst disease": Racism. WatchMojo learns more about the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). PLAY VIDEO

Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, biographies, european historyFebruary 3, 2012Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She is one of the world's longest-serving monarchs. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth II. PLAY VIDEO

Bosnian War - Genocide: History, Key Dates

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, european historyFebruary 3, 2012Bosnian War - Genocide: History, Key Dates
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This war included the longest siege in modern times. WatchMojo looks back at the events that led to the Bosnian War, as well as some of the key dates and events that occurred during this conflict. PLAY VIDEO

The Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

in: Music, 20th century, biographies, moments in music, music biographiesFebruary 2, 2012The Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this WatchMojo video, we learn more about the lives and deaths of rock and roll pioneers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. PLAY VIDEO

Persian Gulf War: Timeline of Operation Desert Storm

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, mideast historyJanuary 16, 2012Persian Gulf War: Timeline of Operation Desert Storm
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Saddam Hussein called this 'the mother of all battles.' WatchMojo looks back at the events that led to the Persian Gulf War, as well as some of the key dates and events that occurred during this conflict. PLAY VIDEO

Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyJanuary 16, 2012Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
It was known as the Noble Experiment. In this video, WatchMojo explores the period of history known as Prohibition in the United States. PLAY VIDEO

Muammar Gaddafi Biography: A Dictator's Life, Death

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, african history, biographiesJanuary 13, 2012Muammar Gaddafi Biography: A Dictator's Life, Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was nicknamed "the mad dog of the Middle East." WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Muammar Gaddafi. PLAY VIDEO

The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyJanuary 6, 2012The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This was one of the biggest political scandals in American history, and led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. WatchMojo learns more about the Watergate Scandal. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, american presidents, biographies, ww2January 6, 2012Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The buck stopped with him. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. PLAY VIDEO

Mother Teresa Bio: The Life of A Healer

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 5, 2012Mother Teresa Bio: The Life of A Healer
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She won the Nobel Peace Prize for her tireless work with the poor. Join WatchMojo as we learn more about the life and accomplishments of Mother Teresa. PLAY VIDEO

Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, biographies, european history, ww2January 3, 2012Benito Mussolini: Biography of Fascist Italy's Dictator
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
As leader of Fascist Italy, he was 'Il Duce.' WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Benito Mussolini. PLAY VIDEO

Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographies, european historyDecember 23, 2011Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
She is the "Iron Lady." WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Britain's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. PLAY VIDEO

The History of Aviation

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryDecember 13, 2011The History of Aviation
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Since our earliest days, humankind has dreamed of soaring through the sky alongside the birds. Join WatchMojo as we take a look at the history of aviation. PLAY VIDEO

Russia History: 20th Century

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, asian history, european history, world empiresDecember 5, 2011Russia History: 20th Century
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo traces the history of Russia from the Russian Revolution to the birth and collapse of the Soviet Union and the creation of the Russian Federation during the twentieth century. PLAY VIDEO

Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, biographiesDecember 1, 2011Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this WatchMojo video, we take a look at the life and rule of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 2

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, lists, top 10November 28, 2011Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 2
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Whatever their motive, serial killers terrify entire communities with their brutal crimes. WatchMojo counts down the top 10 most chilling, real-life serial killers in American history. In this video, numbers 5 through 1. WARNING: Mature themes. PLAY VIDEO

Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 1

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, lists, top 10November 28, 2011Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 1
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Whatever their motive, serial killers terrify entire communities with their brutal crimes. WatchMojo counts down the top 10 most chilling, real-life serial killers in American history. In this video, numbers 10 through 6. WARNING: Mature themes. PLAY VIDEO

Microsoft History: Windows, Office, IE and Xbox 360

in: Business and Technology, 20th century, 21st century, company profiles, mogul biographiesNovember 23, 2011Microsoft History: Windows, Office, IE and Xbox 360
hosted by Dan
In this video, WatchMojo takes a look at the origins and history of the computer tech company known as Microsoft, who brought us Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and the Xbox 360. PLAY VIDEO

The AK-47: From Weapon of War to Action Star

in: Business and Technology, 20th century, 20th century wars, retrospectives, ww2November 11, 2011The AK-47: From Weapon of War to Action Star
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This is the most popular and iconic assault weapon of all time. Join WatchMojo as we take a look back at the history of the AK-47. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesNovember 7, 2011Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the first American president to resign from the job. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon. PLAY VIDEO

Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, biographies, mideast historyNovember 4, 2011Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This former Iraqi president was once called the most dangerous man in the world, and one of the most feared dictators in recent memory. WatchMojo learns more about the life, rule and death of Saddam Hussein. PLAY VIDEO

American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles

in: Politics and History, 20th century wars, american historyOctober 20, 2011American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This was the bloodiest conflict in U.S. history. WatchMojo learns about the history, battles and important figures of the American Civil War (1861-1865). PLAY VIDEO

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