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7 Things More Popular Than President Obama's 2014 SOTU

The numbers are in for President Obama's sixth State of the Union address, and they aren't pretty.

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According to Nielson, the television ratings giant, the President's latest address before a joint session of Congress yielded lower-than-expected numbers. The 2014 SOTU ended with slightly less than 33.3 million viewers. Sure, that's a lot of people watching the President lay out his agenda for the coming year, but when compared with other State of the Union addresses and other television events, it's not as impressive. This latest SOTU was the least-viewed of all the President's, and ratings this low haven't been seen since President Clinton's final State of the Union Address. Rather than a showing of the President's goals for leading our country, these latest statistics slap a "lame duck" label on our Commander in Chief.

1. Pretty Much Every TV Show Finale, Ever.

The Finale episode of M*A*S*H, Cheers, Seinfeld, Friends, Magnum, P.I., The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Cosby Show, All in the Family, Family Ties, Home Improvement, Frasier, Dallas, and Everybody Loves Raymond all received more viewers than the 2014 SOTU.
Via proprofs.com

The Finale episode of M*A*S*H, Cheers, Seinfeld, Friends, Magnum, P.I., The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Cosby Show, All in the Family, Family Ties, Home Improvement, Frasier, Dallas, and Everybody Loves Raymond all received more viewers than the 2014 SOTU.

2. Gone with the Wind: Part I and Part II

Both movies had more than 33 million people tune in.
Via media-2.web.britannica.com

Both movies had more than 33 million people tune in.

3. Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding's 1994 Short Program

No sign of Jeff Gillooly, but more than 45 million Americans were watching.
Via blogger.com

No sign of Jeff Gillooly, but more than 45 million Americans were watching.

4. Elton John

The good Sir's "Candle in the Wind" single released in 1997 sold more than 33 million copies.
Via i.telegraph.co.uk

The good Sir's "Candle in the Wind" single released in 1997 sold more than 33 million copies.

5. Minecraft

Perhaps the President should try his hand at building and running a brick-based empire that sold nearly 37 million copies, before running our country.
Via digitaltrends.com

Perhaps the President should try his hand at building and running a brick-based empire that sold nearly 37 million copies, before running our country.

6. Tetris for Game Boy Color

Ah, the good old days back in 1998. More than 35 million people bought the game.
Via upload.wikimedia.org

Ah, the good old days back in 1998. More than 35 million people bought the game.

7. The Adventures of Pinocchio

President Obama may have taken the award for "Lie of the Year" in 2013, but our wooden friend's lies take Pinocchio ahead with 35 million copies sold. Also beating the 2014 SOTU: Charlotte's Web, Anne of Green Gables, The Da Vinci Code, and A Tale of Two Cities.
Via inismagazine.ie

President Obama may have taken the award for "Lie of the Year" in 2013, but our wooden friend's lies take Pinocchio ahead with 35 million copies sold. Also beating the 2014 SOTU: Charlotte's Web, Anne of Green Gables, The Da Vinci Code, and A Tale of Two Cities.

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