In no particular order, we look at the top memorable moments of the year. These events made heads turn, eyes pop and gossip run wild!
Katy Perry and Russell Brand Divorce
Happy New Year to the not so happy couple who announced their divorce over the New Year’s weekend. Even though it was a great year for Katy, making music history (5 number one singles off one album).
The passing of Steve Jobs
The legendary creator of all things “Apple” died of complications from a relapse of his previously treated islet-cell neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer. He will always be remembered in our hearts for his pioneering of the personal computer revolution.
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Gifford Survives Shooting
Gifford and eighteen other people were shot during a public meeting held in a supermarket parking lot near Tucson, Arizona. Gifford was shot in the head. Although six died in this tragedy, Gifford survived her gunshot wound and has made a remarkable recovery.
Charlie Sheen’s meltdown
Although Sheen would consider himself to be “Duh, winning!”
The Royal Wedding
There was an estimated two billion people tuning to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The coverage of the wedding televised more than just the vows and the ceremony. They had all around the clock coverage to make sure that the fans were able to know all the details about the beautiful lace dress, the royal portrait and the reception.
Goodbye Harry, You Ol’ Chap
Harry Potter ends after raking in $6 billion in the box office and selling more than 400 million books. However, fans are in luck because there will be a launch of a new website, amusement part and memorabilia out soon.
Oprah Winfrey Show ends
Winfrey says good-bye to her 25 year long talk show with lots of thank you’s but no cash or prizes for the audience…bummer.
Kim Kardashian’s 72-day marriage
Kim and Kris Humphrey called it quits after a multi million dollar wedding.
Christina Aguilera botching of “The Star-Spangled Banner” lyrics.
Aguilera felt so strongly about the twilight’s last gleaming that she had to sing it twice.
2011 Oscar Fiasco
Many critics said that the show hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway was a disaster because Franco seemed to be high off drugs or just did not want to waste time being there. Hathaway tried to overcompensate for Franco’s horrible performance, which made it awkward.