Interesting Question of the Day – 17 July 2015

Who was the first person to be murdered on television.

Not the first fictional character, the first actual person whose murder was broadcast on television.

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2 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 17 July 2015
  1. TK says:

    The first person to come to mind is Lee Harvey Oswald, murdered by Jack Ruby. Although the assassination of JFK was recorded and has been broadcast numerous times, I don’t think it was on live tv-

    • iqtrivia says:

      That’s exactly it.

      Obviously there was a lot of media interest in Oswald, so his every move (including his last) were covered by the media.

      As an aside, his last words were “nobody’s going to shoot me.”