Throughout the Decade

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2010

  • Ke$ha’s song “Tik Tok” was the number one song of the year.
  • Haiti earthquake
  • Taylor Swift jousted with Kanye West and was nominated for 4 Grammys.
  • Justin Bieber’s “shaggy hair” was in trend.
  • Good Luck Charlie aired its first show.

2011

  • Beginning of the Syrian civil war.
  • Hurricane Irene strikes the East Coast of the United States killing 47 citizens and causing an estimated $15.6 billion in damage.
  • NASA succeeds in putting the first of two Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory satellites in orbit around the moon.

2012

  • The End of the World rumor came out, putting people in a large amount of panic.
  • The Avengers movie first came out, bringing popular comic book characters to life and fans going wild.
  • The Endeavour Space Shuttle was brought to Los Angeles after having taken its final flight in the month of September.
  • Dumb Ways to Die was introduced as a public service announcement for Metro Railroad Safety and rose itself to the top.

2013

  • Miley Cyrus releases her Wrecking Ball, turning her good image into a naughty one.
  • Frozen became the most popular movie of the year.
  • Playstation 4 is released by Sony while the Xbox One is released by Microsoft.
  • Avicii released hit song “Wake Me Up”.

2014

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Disappearance.
  • Ebola Virus Breakout.
  • Sochi Winter Olympics.
  • Beloved actor and comedian, Robin Williams passes away.
  • Ellen’s Epic Oscar’s Selfie.

2015

  • Same sex marriage is legal!
  • The death of BB King .
  • The blue/black vs gold/white dress debacle .
  • The debut of the Hotline Bling music video.
  • NASA confirms the presence of water on Mars.

2016

  • Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election.
  • Beyonce releases Lemonade.
  • Harambe was killed at the Cincinatti Zoo and his name was entered into the 2016 Presidential Election.
  • Lil Uzi Vert becomes popular with his release of Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World.

2017

  • Donald Trump officially became the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017.
  • Las Vegas had a mass shooting at an outdoor music festival along the Vegas strip.
  • Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria hit southern United States.
  • North Korea launches 23 different missiles in 16 different tests within a couple months.
  • For the first time in 99 years on August 21, a solar eclipse crossed the US from coast to coast.

2018

  • Winter Olympics in South Korea.
  • Stoneman Douglas Shooting.
  • Stephen Hawkings died.
  • Tide Pod challenge banned on YouTube.
  • Beyonce becomes first black female to headline.

2019

  • The world-famous Instagram egg beat Kylie Jenner in having the most liked Instagram photo.
  • Lori Lauglin was caught in a college admission scandal, where she paid to get her kids into prestigious colleges.
  • Greta Thunberg inspired the world with her climate-change activism.
  • Pop artists Camilla Cabello and Shawn Mendes get together.
  • Rumors about an Area 51 raid took the internet by storm.