911 All the 911 conspiracies
Alien Abductions In 1991, a Roper poll of 5947 US citizens found that 119 people (ie 2% of the sample) 'might have experienced the abduction phenomenon' as they answered yes to 4 of the questions in their survey entitled The Unusual Personal Experiences
Area 51 By definition Area 51 is a conspiracy - It is a top secret military base used for building and testing new military inventions, which apparently operates without any formal congressional oversight.
The Bible Code Claim: There are hidden messages in the Bible (The original Hebrew Torah ('the original word of God')) which have apparently predicted events, including the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Anwar Sadat and the Kennedy brothers.
Bilderberg Group The Bilderberg Group meets every year in a well secured (by the CIA), no press allowed, hotel, somewhere in Western Europe or North America. It is named after the Hotel de Bilderberg in Oosterbeck, near Arnhem, Holland, where the first meeting took place in 1954.
The Da Vinci Code The Da Vinci Code, a fictional thriller by Dan Brown, and a film starring Tom Hanks, has re-popularized a number of real conspiracy theories concerning the Holy Grail: What is it? Why would the Church conceal what conspirators claim is a lie that could bring down the entire Christian Church?
Financial Crisis 2007+ How could the authorities and regulators not see the great financial meltdown of 2007+ coming and not do something to stop it happening?
Did Hitler Commit Suicide The conspiracy argument suggests that Adolf Hitler did not commit suicide on 30th April 1945 as the official story goes, but in fact escaped to South America after faking his own suicide. The story of suicide was fabricated, it is said, to show the leader ended his life heroically.
Life on Mars was discovered in 1976 Carl Sagan phoned Gilbert Levin to congratulate him for being the first person in history to discover life on another planet in 1976. For those few days after that call they partied, bought champagne and cigars. But it didn't last. Carl Sagan would then withdraw his congratulations... What happened...?
The Watergate Conspiracy Uncovered conspiracy: President Richard Nixon used his position in office to cover up illegal harassment of his political opposition in the United States of America. The conspiracy was uncovered in large part by two Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein (Woodstein). Watergate would ultimately lead to the resignation of a sitting president, on August 8, 1974.