Momentous Happenings

Focusing on one year in recent history from 1975 to 2002, each episode takes us on an engaging tour of momentous happenings in news, politics, entertainment, culture, science, sports, and fashion.

5 x 30 minutes / 2017

    • Features:
      1975 - Franco Era Ends; Watergate; Andrei Sakharov;
      President Gerald Ford.
      1976 - PLO; President Jimmy Carter; the Concorde.
      1977 - Tenerife Air Crash; Space Shuttle; Elvis Presley.
      1982 - Falkland Islands; Leonid Breshnev; Princess Grace.
      1983 - Korean Airlines 747; Lech Walesa; Benigo Aquino.
    • Features:
      1984 - Afghanistan War; Indira Gandhi Assassinated; Bhopal.
      1985 - Ozone Layer; Konstantin Chernenko; Airline Hijackings.
      1986 - Chernobyl; Space Shuttle "Challenger"; Mir Space Station.
      1987 - Oliver North; Andy Warhol; Rudolph Hess.
      1988 - Perestroika; Pan-Am 747 Lockerbie; Benazir Bhutto.
    • Features:
      1989 - Berlin Wall; Tiananmen Square; California Earthquake.
      1990 - Persian Gulf War; Nelson Mandela; Margaret Thatcher.
      1991 - Gulf War Ends; Boris Yeltsin; Apartheid.
      1992 - Cold War Ends; Czechoslovak Separation; Isaac Asimov.
      1993 - World Trade Centre Bombing; Bosnian War; World Wide Web.
    • Features:
      1994 - Nelson Mandela Elected; Northern Ireland;
      Israel and Palestinians.
      1995 - Bosnia & Croatia; Yitzhak Rabin Assassinated;
      Oklahoma Bombing.
      1996 - Mad Cow Disease; France Ends Nuclear Testing;
      Atlanta Olympics.
      1997 - Tony Blair; UN Arms-Inspection Team; Princess Diana.
    • Features:
      1994 - Iraq Air Strikes; Clinton Sex Scandal; Frank Sinatra.
      1999 - Kosovo War; Clinton Impeachment Trial; Y2K Bug.
      2000 - Mad Cow Disease; George W. Bush; Vladimir Putin.
      2001 - 9/11 Attack; Global Warming; George Harrison.
      2002 - Chechen Rebels; UN on Iraq; The EU.

Produced by Switch International.

Momentous Happenings Box Set