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The Overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu

After a brief show trial, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were summarily executed on December 25, 1989. The execution resulted in...

The Tiananmen Square Massacre

According to a publicly released British diplomatic cable, in 1989, at least 10,000 people were massacred during the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. This...

The People Power Revolution in 1986

Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos converged on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue from February 22 to 25, 1986, to protest President Ferdinand Marcos' claim...

The Cold War Summit between Gorbachev and Reagan

A summit between the Soviet Union and the United States leaders was held. Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan come face to face in Geneva...

The Assassination of Indira Gandhi

According to Professor Swaran Singh, Indira Gandhi, India's Prime Minister, was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984. The killing prompted four...

The First Female Democratic Vice President: Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Anne Ferraro served in the United States House of Representatives as a lawyer. In 1984, she broke with convention by running for vice...

The Assassination of Benigno Aquino

Former senator Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr. was killed on the tarmac of the Manila International Airport on August 21, 1983. His death was a watershed...

The Death of Leonid Brezhnev

The official narrative of Leonid Brezhnev's death is that he died of abrupt heart arrest. Despite the Secretary General's poor health, his untimely death...

The Assassination of Anwar Al-Sadat

Muslim radicals assassinated Egyptian President Anwar Al-Sadat during a military parade commemorating the 1973 Yom Kippur War against Israel on October 6, 1981. The...

The War in the Falklands

Argentina attacked the British foreign territory of the Falkland Islands on April 2, 1982. Argentina had claimed sovereignty over the islands for many years, and...

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How to Develop a Winning Streak in Online Color Prediction Games

Online color prediction games have taken the casual gaming world by storm, captivating players with their simplicity and the potential for real monetary rewards....

Who Are the Leading European Male Solo Artists of the 2010s?

The 2010s saw the rise of several influential European male solo artists who shaped the music scene with their unique styles and sounds. These...

Who Are the Top 10 Iconic Abstract Artists?

The top 10 iconic abstract artists include pioneers like Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian, who started modern abstract art. Other important artists like Kazimir...
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