During six years of war across the world, 55 million people had been killed. After the end of the war people were forced to move country, as borders were redrawn and new occupying governments installed.
New light is shed on the early birth of Islamic extremism in Afghanistan, and America's complex, ongoing battle against this enemy without borders.
Larry King, Connie Chung and Maury Povich give their firsthand perspectives on the rise of tabloid journalism in the late 1980s.
1989 - the year that Bart Simpson, the Little Mermaid and Batman found overnight success and turned the world of old show business on its head.
From a provocative new direction in hip-hop, emerging filmmakers and late night TV, 1989 was the year mainstream awakened to the black experience.
Filmmaker Kevin Smith and tech insiders take us on a journey through space and time, back to the beginning of the digital age: 1989.
From the brave protests of Tiananmen Square to the fall of the Berlin Wall, those who were there provide their stunning accounts from a monumental year.
2 Mums and a Dad is the story of the rocky road of three-way parenting. 2 Mums and a Dad is a unique exploration of the nature of family in today's complicated society. It is a sometimes roller coaster ride from pregnancy to parenthood in a most unusual unit, while also tackling universal issues of relevance for anyone with a family.
Explore how the world's best selling puzzle toy The Rubik's Cube came to market and the impact it had on the world around it. The little cube that could has gone on to inspire, entertain and in fact change the world for the better. From the effect it had on free market trading in former communist countries, to group theory mathematics and the phenomenon of speed cubing, at forty years old the cube is just getting started, and it has a long life ahead of it.
MengJun is a stubborn and cranky granny who falls into depression when she finds out that her family has decided to send her to a senior home. She comes across a photo studio and has her photo taken for her eventual funeral. On the bus ride home, she's startled to see her 70-year-old face is gone and replaced by the stunning face of a young woman. Embracing her new-found youth, MengJun changes her name and starts singing in her grandson's band where she attracts the attention of a record producer - and that's when the real fun begins. This is a Chinese remake of the Korean smash hit comedy Miss Granny.
2011 has been plagued with floods, cyclones, earthquakes, a tsunami and now the threat of a nuclear meltdown. Join Dr Andrew Rochford as we explore a deeper meaning and ask is the worst yet to come?
The Mayans predicted World War I, Hitler and the Spanish conquest of Central America. They foresaw the coming of Christianity and the Spanish Conquest of Central America. Written over 800 years ago, the Mayan prophecies predicted the World War I, the rise of Hitler, and the December 2006 tsunami that devastated South-East Asia. On December 21, 2012, the Mayans predict that a natural disaster of untold proportions will destroy the Earth and wipe out all mankind. As December 21, 2012 approaches, the Mayan prophecies are gaining world-wide attention.
SBS's exclusive coverage will once again be in the capable hands of Eurovisionaries Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, who will bring their witty banter to the commentary booth as they guide Australia through the glitz, glamour and madness of the Semi-Finals and spectacular Grand Final direct from Vienna, Austria.
The third of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of 14 British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted takes the helm as the subjects, now aged twenty-one, talk about their lives and their hopes and dreams for the future.
The third of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted takes the helm as the subjects, now aged twenty-one, talk about their lives and their hopes and dreams for the future.
The Queensland Art Gallery has a reputation for delivering amazing blockbuster art exhibitions and it is currently showing 21st Century: Art in the First Decade at GOMA (Gallery of Modern Art). Indeed, this might just be the gallery's most ambitious project yet massive in curatorial scope, technological scale and sheer fun. The exhibition is already a huge hit with Brisbane art lovers over 100,000 checked it out in the first three weeks.
Sifting through the wreckage of cities overtaken by the desert and swallowed up by the sea, scientists piece together a remarkable story of collapse - the story of what on Earth happened to us.
See the love between patients and their nearest and dearest. Eighty-nine-year-old Sir John Cockburn arrives at St George's with acute abdominal pain. Medics think it could be a triple A, an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which can prove fatal. When test results come back, Sir John faces emergency surgery. Sir John's son, Jonathan, talks about his father's long and fascinating life, his eccentric approach to business as a wine merchant and growing up in a rambling manor house where the children lived a loving, carefree existence. Meanwhile 68-year-old Mick and wife Linda have been involved in a head-on car crash. Mick took the brunt of the impact and has multiple injuries from top to toe that could be life changing. The couple fell in love after leaving previous relationships, making a happy life together in their mobile home. And 10-year-old Niall is brought to Emergency after falling eight feet out of a tree during a family picnic. He's broken his arm so badly it looks like a banana and orthopaedic doctors need to work out how to get it back in place.