Most Hilariously Bad Non-Technology PredictionsMetal_Treasure I made the list 'Most Hilariously Wrong Technology Predictions' and my new list is a follow up that excludes technology predictions. There are plenty of hilariously inaccurate predictions outside technology.
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So he didn't have "that presidential look" to play in a film but had it to become a real president! - Metal_Treasure
She became Prime Minister in 1979! (after only 10 years). - Metal_Treasure
A Decca Records executive told this to the band's manager, Brian Epstein, after an audition - Metal_Treasure
Chicago Tribune were so sure that even reported that Thomas Dewey had defeated Harry Truman in the presidential election. Which was just a bad prediction.
There's an iconic photograph of newly reelected President Harry Truman holding up a Chicago Tribune that falsely declares “Dewey Defeats Truman.”
(I will add the image) - Metal_Treasure
This isn't actually the opinion of the magazine - they just summarized the opinions of some skeptical (unnamed) futurists about the future of shopping from home. The article is pro-technology. - Metal_Treasure
He made this statement in October 2008 on CNN - Metal_Treasure
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2. "Rock N' Roll? It will be gone by June." - Variety magazine, 1955
3. "It will be years - not in my time - before a woman becomes Prime Minister." - Margaret Thatcher, 1969