What was big in 2013?

In 2013, stories, such as the Boston Marathon bombing and the Cleveland kidnapping, captivated the world. People also eagerly awaited the verdicts from the controversial George Zimmerman and Jodi Arias trials.

What things were popular in 2013?

Most Talked About Topics Worldwide
  • Pope Francis.
  • Election [includes all campaigns]
  • Royal Baby.
  • Typhoon.
  • Margaret Thatcher.
  • Harlem Shake.
  • Miley Cyrus.
  • Boston Marathon.

What big thing happened in 2013?

From left, clockwise: Edward Snowden becomes internationally famous for leaking classified NSA wiretapping information; Typhoon Haiyan kills over 6,000 in the Philippines and Southeast Asia; The Dhaka garment factory collapse in Bangladesh kills over 1,000 people; The streak from the Chelyabinsk meteor that rocketed ...

What happened in 2013 pop culture?

This was the year that Lorde said hello, Breaking Bad said goodbye, and orange became the new black. From movies and music to books and TV, these pop culture moments made 2013 extra fun for us.

What social media came out around 2013?

The year started with Twitter launching Vine and Facebook unveiling its Graph Search. The Harlem Shake went viral, Facebook went public, and selfie was made word of the year.

The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s (2013)

What happened in May 2013?

Dozens are killed. (May 26): Multiple rockets strike Beirut, mainly hitting Shiite suburbs, which are also strongholds of Hezbollah. (May 27): The ban against arming the Syrian rebels is lifted by the European Union. (May 28): U.S. Senator John McCain travels to Syria and meets with rebels in a show of support.

What was happening December 2013?

Here are the key events in world news for the month of December 2013. Massive Protests Call for Resignation of Ukraine Leader (Dec. 1): Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Kiev demand that President Viktor Yanukovich resign. The protestors also call for the country to develop stronger ties to Europe and the West.

What event happened in March 2013?

March 2013 Karachi bombing: A bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan, kills at least 45 people in a predominately Shia Muslim area. (BBC) (Reuters)

What happened in April 2013?

On April 15, 2013, two bombs go off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people in attendance.

What happened in October of 2013?

United States federal government shutdown of 2013: U.S. President Barack Obama, the White House Office of Management and Budget, issues a partial shutdown of government agencies after the House and Senate fail to come to an agreement on a spending bill to keep government operations running.

What happened December 13th 2013?

Students gather across the street from Arapahoe High School after a gunman opened fire at the school, December 13, 2013. One student was critically wounded.

What events happened November 2013?

November 2013 Current Events: World News
  • Taliban Leader Killed in Pakistan (Nov. ...
  • Mohammed Morsi Trial Begins (Nov. ...
  • New Report Supports Theory That Arafat Was Poisoned (Nov. ...
  • After Three Months, Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks on Verge of Collapse (Nov. ...
  • Iran Agrees to Scale Back Nuclear Program (Nov.

What happened April 13th 2013?

War in North-West Pakistan: A bomb explodes on a bus in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least eight people. (BBC) (AP via USA Today)

What social media was popular in 2012?

While Facebook and Twitter continue to be among the most popular social networks, Pinterest emerged as a one of the breakout stars in social media for 2012, boasting the largest year-over-year increase in both unique audience and time spent of any social network across PC, mobile web and apps.

What was the 1st social media?

May 1997: Six Degrees

Six Degrees is widely considered to be the very first social networking site. Founded by Andrew Weinreich in May 1996, the site launched the following year and combined popular features such as profiles, friends lists and school affiliations in one service.

What was the 1st social media app?

Although Six Degrees is considered the first online social networking platform, numerous social sites have emerged and surpassed it. Nevertheless, Six Degrees remains the first platform to allow users to create personal networks and interact with shared content online.

What happened on March 13 2013?

Five Indian paramilitary soldiers are killed and three civilians injured by two militants near a school in Bemina area of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, later two militants being killed by CRPF.

What happened on November 3 2013?

A total solar eclipse occurred at the Moon's ascending node on 3 November 2013. It was a hybrid eclipse of the Sun with a magnitude of 1.0159, with a small portion over the western Atlantic Ocean at sunrise as an annular eclipse, and the rest of the path as a narrow total solar eclipse.

What happened on the 16th November 2013?

Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): A series of attacks in Baghdad and north Iraq kills four policemen and wounds dozens.

What happen on May 13 2013?

2013 – American physician Kermit Gosnell is found guilty in Pennsylvania of murdering three infants born alive during attempted abortions, involuntary manslaughter of a woman during an abortion procedure, and other charges.

What happened on December 5th 2013?

On Dec. 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa's first Black president, died at age 95.

What happen in 30 November 2013?

Six people are killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday in exchanges of fire between neighborhoods which support rival sides in Syria's civil war.

What happened on the 18th of April 2013?

18 April 2013 Baghdad bombing: At least 27 people, including two children, are killed and 65 injured in a bomb attack on a cafe in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. (BBC) At least five people are killed in separate incidents in Iraq including a suspected al-Qaida leader in Mosul. (Xinhua)