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World War II: How Did It Start?
In the years that followed World War I, tensions remained between countries due to differing ideologies and belief systems. In Part 2 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores how and why the Second World War began.

World War II: How Did It Start?
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World War II: How Did It Start?

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2September 1, 2011World War II: How Did It Start?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In the years that followed World War I, tensions remained between countries due to differing ideologies and belief systems. In Part 2 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo explores how and why the Second World War began. PLAY VIDEO

The History of The Beatles

in: Music, 20th century, music biographiesAugust 31, 2011The History of The Beatles
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo takes a look at the history of the English rock band, The Beatles. PLAY VIDEO

Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, north american destinationsAugust 26, 2011Burning Man Festival: History of the Celebration
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This annual festival combines music, art, ritual and a sense of kinship with a spectacular and large-scale celebration. But once the week is up, it all goes up in flames. WatchMojo learns about the Burning Man Festival. PLAY VIDEO

Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, american history, american presidents, biographiesAugust 18, 2011Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was the first Democratic president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt to secure a second term. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. PLAY VIDEO

Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyAugust 8, 2011Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In August 1969, Charles Manson instructed a group of his followers to gruesomely murder a number of innocent people to ignite a race war. WatchMojo learns more about the crimes, trial and conviction of Manson and his Family. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Nuclear Bombings of Japan

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2August 4, 2011World War II: Nuclear Bombings of Japan
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These were the only instances where nuclear weapons were used as a wartime measure. In Part 7 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns more about the atomic bombings of Japan during World War II. PLAY VIDEO

The History of MTV

in: Music, 20th centuryJuly 27, 2011The History of MTV
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In this video, WatchMojo takes a look at the history of the American network known as MTV, which turned the music video into a common medium of popular culture. PLAY VIDEO

Life After Harry Potter: What Will Happen To Its Stars?

in: Film, 20th century, actor biographies, retrospectivesJuly 25, 2011Life After Harry Potter: What Will Happen To Its Stars?
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
These three made magic together on-screen but what happens when they go solo? Join WatchMojo as we take a look at the three major Harry Potter stars, and their careers in a post-Potter world. PLAY VIDEO

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Return of an Icon

in: Auto, 20th centuryJuly 25, 20112012 Volkswagen Beetle: Return of an Icon
hosted by Automotive Rhythms
In this video, WatchMojo Presents a look at the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle, which was recently unveiled at the New York Auto Show. PLAY VIDEO

The Life and Career of Will Ferrell: From SNL to Funny or Die

in: Comedy, 20th century, comedian perspectivesJuly 21, 2011The Life and Career of Will Ferrell: From SNL to Funny or Die
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He's known for dead-pan humor, repressed rage and shouting. Join WatchMojo as we take a look back at the comedy origins of actor and comedian Will Ferrell. PLAY VIDEO

The Origins of Winnie-The-Pooh

in: Film, 20th centuryJuly 13, 2011The Origins of Winnie-The-Pooh
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
His name is a tribute to a real-life bear, and the sound made when he blows butterflies off his nose. Join WatchMojo as we explore the origins of Winnie-the-Pooh. PLAY VIDEO

AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryJune 20, 2011AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
It was 1981 that AIDS first became a deadly, worldwide threat. Since that time, we have lost too many people to the disease. WatchMojo outlines the spread and acceptance of AIDS since 1981. PLAY VIDEO

Conflict in Libya: Author Hisham Matar on War and the Gaddafi Regime

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 21st century, african history, author interviews, mideast historyMay 9, 2011Conflict in Libya: Author Hisham Matar on War and the Gaddafi Regime
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
In a discussion about his book, Anatomy of a Disappearance, WatchMojo speaks with Libyan author Hisham Matar about Muammar Gaddafi and his dictatorship, the conflict in Libya, and what it all means for the Libyan people. PLAY VIDEO

The Benefits of Pet Therapy on Hospitalized Children

in: Lifestyle and Leisure, , 20th centuryApril 27, 2011The Benefits of Pet Therapy on Hospitalized Children
hosted by Pamela Toman
WatchMojo learns more about how man's best friend can benefit hospitalized patients with a visit. PLAY VIDEO

The Sinking of the Titanic: A Timeline

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryApril 13, 2011The Sinking of the Titanic: A Timeline
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This is one of the most famous shipwrecks in history. WatchMojo learns more about the RMS Titanic: from the building of the ship to her final hours, and finally to the discovery and exploration of the underwater wreck. PLAY VIDEO

Top Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Primer

in: Lifestyle and Leisure, 20th century, listsMarch 28, 2011Top Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Primer
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
The twentieth century saw the birth of modern art, and featured a number of notable styles and artists who indelibly influenced history. WatchMojo learns about some of the top artists of the century, as well as their most notable oeuvres. PLAY VIDEO

Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century warsMarch 25, 2011Vietnam War: History and Key Dates
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This was the longest and one of the most unpopular wars in the history of the United States. WatchMojo learns more about the Vietnam War. PLAY VIDEO

The United Nations: History and Functions

in: Politics and History, 20th century, african history, american history, asian history, european history, ww2February 21, 2011The United Nations: History and Functions
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Founded in 1945, this international organization is committed to world peace and safety, as well economic development and social advancement. WatchMojo learns about the history and functions of the United Nations. PLAY VIDEO

Malcolm X: Life and Death

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryFebruary 16, 2011Malcolm X: Life and Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is known as one of the most influential and controversial proponents of African American rights. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Malcolm X. PLAY VIDEO

Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american history, american presidents, biographiesFebruary 2, 2011Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He was nicknamed The Gipper, Teflon Ron and The Great Communicator. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. PLAY VIDEO

History of the Civil Rights Movement

in: Politics and History, 20th centuryJanuary 28, 2011History of the Civil Rights Movement
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
Beginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the law. WatchMojo explores the history of the United States’ Civil Rights Movement. PLAY VIDEO

Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 11, 2011Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
He is an iconic figure in the history of African American civil rights. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. PLAY VIDEO

Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance

in: Politics and History, 20th century, biographiesJanuary 10, 2011Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
One of the world’s most notable early female pilots, she was a celebrity in her time. Her disappearance proved to be one of history's enduring mysteries. WatchMojo learns more about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. PLAY VIDEO

World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History

in: Politics and History, 20th century, 20th century wars, american history, asian history, european history, ww2December 2, 2010World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
This event spurred the United States into joining the Second World War. In Part 4 of our series on WWII, WatchMojo learns more about the years leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and about the results of this historic event. PLAY VIDEO

What is Veterans Day

in: Politics and History, 20th century, american historyNovember 5, 2010What is Veterans Day
hosted by Rebecca Brayton
World War I finally ended after four years of battle on November 11th, 1918, with the signing of an armistice. WatchMojo learns more about Veterans Day, and how this important occasion is honored throughout the world. PLAY VIDEO

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