The World Around Me

By KarenB
  • Movie of 1997

    Movie of 1997
    The movie Titanic comes out on December 19.
  • Songs of 1997 and the day I was born!!!!

    Songs of 1997 and the day I was born!!!!
    Rock: Don't Speak by No Doubt
    R&B: l Be Missing You by Puff Daddy
    Country: Sunny Came Home by Shawn Colvin
  • Period: to

    All About My Culture

  • Event of 1997

    Event of 1997
    On December 29 a program is begun in Hong Kong to exterminate all chickens to prevent the spreading of influenza.
  • Event of 1998

    Event of 1998
    On February 7 the Olympic Games open in Nagano, Japan.
  • Songs of 1998

    Songs of 1998
    Rock: I Don't Want To Miss a Thing by Aerosmith.
    Pop: I Want You Back by N*Sync
    R&B: A Song for Mama by Boys ll Men
  • Movie of 1998

    Movie of 1998
    The movie A Bug's Life comes out on November 25.
  • Songs of 1999

    Songs of 1999
    Pop: Hit Me Baby One More Time by Britney Spears
    Country: Please Remember Me by Tim McGraw
    Rock: Back 2 Good by Matchbox 20
  • Movie of 1999

    Movie of 1999
    The movie The Sixth Sense came out on August 2.
  • Event of 1999

    Event of 1999
    On December 26 severe weather in France kills over a 100 people and caused extensive damage.
  • Songs of 2000

    Songs of 2000
    R&B: Say My Name by Destiny's Child
    Rock: Kryptonite by 3 Doors Down
    Rap: The Real Slim Shady by Eminem
  • Event of 2000

    Event of 2000
    On May 17th in the Philippines an explosion happens in Glorietta.
  • Movie of 2000

    Movie of 2000
    The movie X-Men came out on July 14.
  • Songs of 2001

    Songs of 2001
    Pop: I'm Like a Bird by Nelly Furtado
    Rock: How You Remind Me by Nickelback
    R&B: Izzo (H.O.V.A) by Jay-Z
  • Event of 2001

    Event of 2001
    On May 25th Erik Weihenmayer becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
  • Video Game of 2001

    Video Game of 2001
    The video game Silent Hill 2 comes out on September 24 on PS2.
  • Songs of 2002

    Songs of 2002
    Pop: A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton
    Rock: In the End by Linkin Park
    Rap: Lose Yourself by Eminem
  • Event of 2002

    Event of 2002
    On January 9 Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards.
  • Video Game of 2002

    Video Game of 2002
    The video game Kingdom Hearts (Kingudamu Hatsu) comes out in Japan on March 28.
  • Songs of 2003

    Songs of 2003
    Rock: Girls & Boys by Good Charlotte
    Rap: Superman by Eminem
    Pop: All the Things She Said by t.A.T.u
  • Movie of 2003

    Movie of 2003
    The movie Finding Nemo came out May 30.
  • Event of 2003

    Event of 2003
    On December 14 President George W. Bush announces the capture of Saddam Hussein.
  • Songs of 2004

    Songs of 2004
    Rock: The Reason by Hoobastank
    Pop: She Will be Loved by Maroon 5
    Hip-hop: Hey Mama by Black Eyed Peas
  • Event of 2004

    Event of 2004
    On February 12 San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
  • Movie of 2004

    Movie of 2004
    The movie I, Robot comes out on July 15.
  • Songs of 2005

    Songs of 2005
    Pop: Pon de Replay by Rihanna
    Rap: Like Toy Soldiers by Eminem
    Rock: Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Green Day
  • Event of 2005

    Event of 2005
    On August 29 Hurricane Katrina causes devastation among much of the U.S. Gold Coast killing more than 1,836 people and causing over $115 billion in damage.
  • Movie of 2005

    Movie of 2005
    The Korean movie the King and the Clown came out on December 29.
  • Songs of 2006

    Songs of 2006
    Reggae: Temperature by Sean Paul
    Rock: I Write Sins Not Tragedies by Panic! At the Disco
    Pop: U by Super Junior
  • Event of 2006

    Event of 2006
    On June 24 President Arroyo (of the Philippines) signs the repeal of the death penalty law.
  • Movie of 2006

    Movie of 2006
    Korean movie I'm a Cyborg But That's OK comes out December 7.
  • Songs of 2007

    Songs of 2007
    Pop: Hate That I Love You by Rihanna and Ne-Yo
    R&B: Bed by J. Holiday
    Rock: Hyena by the GazettE
  • Event of 2007

    Event of 2007
    On April 16 the Virginia Tech Massacre occured. It was the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Thirty-two people died and 23 others were injured by the gunman, Seung-Hui Cho, before he commited suicide.
  • Movie of 2007

    Movie of 2007
    The Filipino romantic comedy, You Are The One, comes out on August 30.
  • Songs of 2008

    Songs of 2008
    Pop: Into the New World by Girl's Generation (SNSD)
    R&B: Noona Neomu Yeppeo (Replay) by SHINee
    Rock: Psychosocial by Slipknot
  • Event of 2008

    Event of 2008
    On November 22, YouTube hosts YouTube Live, the largest live broadcast ever.
  • Movie of 2008

    Movie of 2008
    The Korean film A Frozen Flower came out on December 30.
  • Songs of 2009

    Songs of 2009
    Pop: Heartbreaker by G-Dragon
    Rock: If Today Was Your Last Day by Nickelback
    R&B: Blame It by Jamie Foxx feat. T-Pain
  • Event of 2009

    Event of 2009
    On August 4 North Korean leader Kim Jong-il releases two American journalists arrested earlier in the year for trespassing when Bill Clinton comes and speaks with Kim.
  • Movie of 2009

    Movie of 2009
    The movie Avatar comes out December 18.
  • Songs of 2010

    Songs of 2010
    Pop: Nu ABO by f(x)
    Rock: Love Love Love by F.T.Island
    R&B: Lucifer by SHINee
  • Dance of 2010

    Dance of 2010
    The song "Teach Me How to Dougie" brings out the popular dance the Dougie.
  • Event of 2010 <3

    Event of 2010 <3
    The day I started to date Michael Stewart (aka the best guy ever)!!! <3
  • Movie of 2011

    Movie of 2011
    The movie Beastly (amazing movie!) comes out March 4.
  • Event of 2011

    Event of 2011
    On March 11, Japan is hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that is shortly followed by a tsunami. It is an extremely devestating event.
  • Songs of 2011

    Songs of 2011
    Soul: Someone Like You by ADELE
    Hip-Hop: Love Song by BIGBANG
    Pop: E.T. by Katy Perry