Top 25 Television Moments of All Time

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A family watches the American astronaut Neil Armstrong commander of Apollo 11, setting his foot on the moon 21 July 1969 (AFP/Getty Images)

A family watches the American astronaut Neil Armstrong commander of Apollo 11, setting his foot on the moon 21 July 1969 (AFP/Getty Images)

Flavorwire.com has compiled what they say is the top 25 moments in television history. Those moments that we will never forget where we were when we saw them on television. The list spans 61 years from 1951 to the present. Your generation, whatever generation that may be is represented.

So think back to exactly where you were when these events occurred and television covered them, cause here we go:

25. The Wedding of Charles and Diana (1981)
24. U.S. Olympic Hockey Miracle on Ice (1980)
23. The End of “The Fugitive” (1967)
22. “Who Shot J.R.” on Dallas (1980)
21. Lucy Goes to the Candy Factory (1952)
20. Richard Nixon “Checkers” Speech (1952)
19. Sammy Davis Jr. Visits All in the Family (1972)
18. Johnny Carson’s Final Tonight Show (1992)
17. The Rescue of Baby Jessica (1987)
16. Muhammad Ali Lights the Olympic Torch (1996)
15. M*A*S*H: “Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen” (1983)
14. Election Night (2000)
13. “Black Power” Salute at the Mexico City Olympic Games (1968)
12. Elvis Presley on Ed Sullivan (1956)
11. The Beatles on Ed Sullivan (1964)
10. The O.J. Simpson “Low Speed Pursuit” Chase (1994)
9. Roots (1977)
8. The Kennedy/Nixon Debate (1960)
7. Richard Nixon Resigns (1974)
6. The Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989)
5. Walter Cronkite Denounces the Vietnam War (1968)
4. Walter Cronkite Announces the Death of JFK (1963)
3. Hurricane Katrina (2005)
2. The September 11th Attacks (2001)
1. The Apollo 11 Moon Landing (1969)

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