MUMBAI: The terror attacks of 9/11 was the most impactful
moment on American television, according to a survey done
by Nielsen and Sony Electronics.
results span the last 50 years and include natural disasters,
court dramas, famous deaths etc. The rankings are based on
a questionnaire of consumers about events they had watched,
if they remember where they were and if they discussed the
events with others.
events that made the top 10 include Princess Diana's funeral
in 1997, the Columbine High School shootings in Colorado,
the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the 2010 earthquake
in Japan and the police chasing OJ Simpson's.