Casey Anthony, Osama Bin Laden and 9/11 the top news stories of 2011 - VIDEO
Bing revealed most searched stories of 2011
A study released by Bing looking at the ten most searched news stories of 2011 showed that the Casey Anthony Trial was the most popular story of the year, followed by Osama Bin Laden's death.
The study was based on billions of search queries followed by Bing. It covered the categories, people, sports, musicians, consumer electronics, TV shows, movies, celebrity events, destinations, and "other interesting searches,” according to Bing.
In the news category that Casey Anthony and Osama Bin Laden topped, the rest of the top ten were:
3. Hurricane Irene
4. The Japan earthquake/tsunami
5. Amy Winehouse's death
6. the Joplin tornado
7. the Michael Jackson trial,
8. the 10th anniversary of 9/11
9. GOP candidates Herman Cain and Rick Perry
10. the one year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake
Other notable rankings were Justin Bieber as the most searched person and musician, Maria Sharapova as the most searched athlete, American Idol as the most searched show, and the Royal Wedding as the most searched celebrity event.
The Top 2011 Searches from Bing: A Year of Breakthroughs and Heartbreaks:
Ten Years after 9/11
- Bill O’Reilly slams Nelson Mandela as an...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Irish students told “No Irish Need Apply”...
- Dubliner found guilty of vicious Temple Bar...
- Married priests could well be Pope Francis'...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Did Catholic Church insistence on English...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Irish university suspends Legion of Mary...
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
Where unionists, with a different set of values, traditions and economic conditions (developed over three centuries), see their way of life threatenedNelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning its arms during 2000 talks
Mandela was a violent Communist. He was known to blow up railroads and power stations. When he was arrested, he admitted plotting to blow up hospitalsHollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope as little more than a ‘figurehead’
Change in policies is desperately needed; it may already be too late to save this dying institution. "Reform" and "renewal" are noIrish students told “No Irish Need Apply” to Chicago for summer 2014
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