What Happened on October 30, 1938

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Article: Panic Over War of the Worlds

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A radio broadcast of H. G. Wells "The War of the Worlds", narrated by Orson Welles, allegedly causes a mass panic

Author H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells
Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

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