Top 10 Classic Tabloid Headlines

These headlines all ran in the 1990s in Weekly World News a tabloid newspaper. Some many may remember from their younger years. Most headlines from the tabloid were quite silly and completely unbelieveable but that is what made them so hilarious. As the covers themselves ar copy written I was unable to put pictures of each cover but is you go to: http://books.google.com/books?id=qu0DAAAAMBAJ&source=gbs_all_issues_r&cad=1&atm_aiy=1990#all_issues_anchor you will find all of the issues from 1979 - now are archived on google. There you can read throgh the whole issues and laugh at many of the interesting stories.

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1. BAT BOY FOUND IN CAVE!

In 1992 Weekly World News released this story about a bat boy being found in a cave it became one of their best selling issue.

2. FARMER SHOOTS 6-FT BUTTERFLY

Story from Weekly World News about a gigantic monarch butterfly. Story is about a 6 foot butterfly that was apparently brought down by a farmer.

3. RUSSIANS SHOOT DOWN UFO

Story ran in Weekly World News in September 1992. Complete with a big picture of a shiny UFO wedged into the grass.

4. CIVIL WAR BABIES FOUND AT GETTYSBURG

Story ran in November 1992 in Weekly World News. Apparently babies can somehow live this long in baby form.

5. PRESIDENT CLINTON RIDES IN UFO

Ran in December 1992 in Weekly World News. Not sure Bill would really want to do this.

6. HALF-HUMAN HALF-FISH FOUND IN FLORIDA

Half-human, half-fish found in florida was ran in Weekly World News mid December 1992 A merman?

7. WOMAN KIDNAPPED BY UFO IN 1880 IS ALIVE!

Ran in Weekly World News in January 1993. It's like in the 4400.

8. WEREWOLF BATTLES COPS IN ALABAMA

Ran in Weekly World News in February 1992.

9. BABY BORN WITH GOLD TOOTH

Ran in Weekly World News in 1993.

10. HILARY CLINTON ADOPTS ALIEN BABY

Ran in Weekly World News in June 1993.

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manthy 5 years ago from Alabama,USA

LOL That Bat Boy is weird looking, Happy Halloween


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terrektwo 5 years ago from North America Author

true, pretty funny I know, he was a mainstay in this tabloid poping up every now and then.


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PeanutButterWine 5 years ago from North Vancouver, B.C. Canada

I remember Bat Boy! hahahahaha , funny Hub :)


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terrektwo 5 years ago from North America Author

he he yeah classic 1990s tabloids, Bat Boy was a funny one, those were the days :)


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hazelwood4 4 years ago from Owensboro, Kentucky

He he he, boy were these magazines funny! I bet you had people believed what they read too. This makes it more hilarious.


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terrektwo 4 years ago from North America Author

hazelwood4 - yep they are pretty funny, some may have believe but the stories were so crazy.


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SonQuioey10 4 years ago from Williamston NC

That picture of the bat boy is incredible, love it, so true. Nice Hub.


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terrektwo 4 years ago from North America Author

SonQuioey10 - lol, yeah batboy, those were the days :)

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