Daily Archives: January 19, 2009

For millions around the world, Barack Obama’s inauguration as US president on Tuesday is surely going to be one of those moments that stays in the memory forever. But if you were to compile a list of the Top Ten American Moments of your life – limited strictly to events that you can remember – where would it rank?

Here, in chronological order, are my Top Ten (I include popular culture as well as politics, and I exclude everything unless I have a personal memory of it): Read more