25 Mind-Boggling Examples Of The Mandela Effect

Do you know what a Mandela effect is? Many people have mistaken it for Deja-vu, the feeling that an action you’ve just done has taken place previously. The Mandela effect is anything but that. Disturbingly, it’s the phenomenon that takes place when a group of people collectively misremember a fact or an event.

The term was coined by the paranormal enthusiast Fiona Broome.  She, along with other people, remembered the South African president Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s rather than from illness in 2013. There are other events similar to this where a collective group of people remembered an event incorrectly. Are you one of them? Take a look at these 25 mind-boggling examples of the Mandela Effect to see if you are.

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Pikachu's Tail

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Many Pokemon fans remember Pikachu, the most iconic character of the series, having a black tip at the end of his tail. Some of them would draw Pikachu all the time and they would swear he had a black tip at the end of the tail. Well, not in this reality.


Snow White Queen's Phrase

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Most people remember the evil queen in “Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs” going up to her mirror and saying “Mirror, mirror on the wall,” but if you re-watch any version of the movie you will discover that this phrase has never been there. The real phrase is actually “Magic mirror on the wall.”


Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death

MLKSource: mandelaeffect.com

The official version describing the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. says he was shot and killed by sniper James Earl Ray on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The gun was a Remington Gamemaster rifle, owned and fired by Ray. Nevertheless, many people remember MLK being killed with another weapon, mostly a handgun or a bomb.


Disney World

magic kingdomSource: mandelaeffect.com

Some people remember entering the Magic Kingdom through the castle. Another alternate memory is that the castle was much closer to the end of the Main Street than it really is.


Neil Armstrong's Death

armstrongSource: wikipedia.org and mandelaeffect.com

One of the world’s most important astronauts and the first person to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong died on August 25, 2012, in Cincinnati, Ohio. However, there is a common belief among his fans that he died one year later in 2013.

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