23 Historical Predictions (That Were Right On)

It turns out Biggie Smalls and Jesus weren't the only people who could predict the future. Plenty of other famous individuals throughout history had a knack for precognition. Our readers brought you eeriest, and we gave $200 to the winner ...

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CRACKED COM Would you watch a TV show in which the contestants ate live insects to win money? In his March 18. 1990 column, humorist Dave Barry wonder

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CRACKED In 2005's remake of The Longest Yard, Adam Sandler leads a team of underdog convicts to 1B victory against the heavily-favored guards. The g

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AFTER THE FIRST GULF WAR WHEN THE USA AND OTHER COAUTION FORCES EXPELLED SADDAM HUSSEIN FROM KUWAIT. THE DEFENSE SECRETARY AT THE TIME COMMENTED ON TH

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Entry by typingMORONS

IN 1999 COWBOY BEBOP HAD A PLOT INVOLVING AN ANTIQUE SPACECRAFT BEING USED [N A RESCUE MISSION WHICH NEARLY FAILED WHEN THE SHUTTLES HEAT RESISTANT TI

Two weeks before his death in a Chicago hotel, former Weezer, bassist Mikey Welsh predicted his own demise via a twitter posto @Mikeywelsh71 Mikey Wel

The atomic bombs were thrown..o They made a mighty thunder in the air, leaving a flaring trail in the sky... a black background to these tremendous p

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Entry by killercroc72

And in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tamped tight, and an electronic ocean of sound, of music and talk and music and talk coming

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When the Treaty CRACKED CON of Versailles was signed, officially ending the First World War in 1919, French Marshal Ferdinand Foch responded... THIS

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CRACKED CONT In 1925 upon returning from a trip to Asia, U.S. Army Air Service Gen. Billy Mitchell submitted an intellegence report warning of a futur

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CRACKEDCOr There is a magnetic telegraph system connecting the houses of people who know each other which allows for unplanned communications. People

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23 Historical Predictions (That Were Right On)

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In a 1969 episode of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in, a sketch called News Of The Future accurately predicted Ronald Reagan would be President in 1988. Late

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DREAMTHENTER LIVE SCENES FROM NEW YORK Pictured above: Dream Theater's original cover artwork for their live 3-CD album Live Scenes from New York ALBU

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ngonkde Cyrano de Bergerac predicted the invention of the Audio Book around 1650. In his novel The Other World: Comical History of the States and Emp

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The Eerie Similarities Between the 1912 sinking of the RSS Titanic and the 1898 novel Futility or The Wreck ofthe: Titan by Morgan Robertson: Both shi

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Entry by kriz2391

CRACKED THE VIDEOGAME TOM CLANCY'S GHOST RECON UNCANNILY PREDICTED THE RUSSIA GEORGIR WAR. RELERSED IN 2001, THE GRME WRS SET IN APRIL 2008- JUST R

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EMForster, besiknow for stuffy novels about assism, predicted the internet in a 1909 short story called The Machine Stops. Then she generated the l

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Entry by Scott Laffey

A 1995 student PSA featuring 5th graders from Helena, MT not only correctly proclaimed By the time we're in college, the Internet will be our telepho

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two lesser stars, or satellites, which revolve about Mars... Jonathan Swift, describing the Red Planet's moons in his 1726 novel Gulliver's Travels.

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CRACKEDCO We propose to acquire the rights to digitally duplicate and store the best of every record company's Quality Catalog Items, store them in a

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JOHN BRUNNER STAND ON ZANZIBAR takes place in 2010and has a popular leader named President Obomi, who happens to be African It was aspublished in 1968

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