Discover the most popular TV show the year you were born

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TV will always be a staple in our lives, and we measure so many landmarks by which show was airing at the time. So what about the year you were born?

It’s always fun to look back and see what was happening the year you were born. Who was in office? What hit song was blasting out of everyone’s speakers? What movie was raking in cash at the box office? As humans, we’re always fascinated to know more about the past, and that includes pop culture.

TV goes through cycles. There have been eras of non-stop hits, like the sitcom boom of the ’80s and ’90s, or the latest golden era of television happening right now in 2018. But what was happening, say, the year you were born? There have been so many hit shows that, though they were influential, have slipped through the cracks over the years, and since you were only an infant, how are you supposed to remember?

Whether you were a ’90s baby growing up with Friends and Roseanne, or a ’60s flower child who was raised on Gomer Pyle and The Brady family, take a look below and see what was hitting the airwaves the year you were born! Your result may actually surprise you, and you might just find a new favorite show.