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  • Major Events of 2011


    • Representative Gabriel Gifford Shot
    • Civil War in Libya
    • Tzunami in Japan
    • Demonstrations Break out in Syria
    • Osama Bin Laden Killed
    • Last Space Shuttle Mission
    • Terror in Norway


    NBA: Dallas Maverick v Miami Heat: 4-2
    NCAA Football:Alabama Crimson Tide
    Heisman Trophy: Robert Griffin III: 1,073
    Stanley Cup:Boston Bruins v Vancover Canucks : 4-3
    Super Bowl XLV:Pittsburgh Steeler v Green Bay Packers:31-25

    World Seris St Louis Cardinals v Texas Rangers 4-3

    Popular Music of 2011

    1."Rolling in the Deep" ... Adele
    2."Party Rock Anthem" ..Lauren Bennet & GoonRock
    3."Fireword" ... Katy Perry
    4."E.T." ... Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
    5."Give Me Everything" ..Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
    6."Grenade" ... Bruno Mars
    7."Forget You" ... Cee Lo Green
    8."Super Bass" ... Nicki Minaj
    9."Moves Like Jagger" ... Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
    10."Just Can't Get Enough" ... Black Eyed Peas


    Popular Movies of 2011

    1.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Par
    2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
    4. The Hangover Part II
    5.Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    6. Fast Five
    7. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
    8. Cars 2
    9. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
    10. Thor


    Most Popular Books of 2011

    1. "Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
    2. "Inheritance" by Chirstopher Paolini
    3. "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins
    4. "Catching Fire"Suzanne Collins
    5. "Dance with Dragons" by George R.R. Martin

    1. "Steven Jobs" by Walter Isaacson
    2. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand
    3. "Killing Lincoln" by Bill O'Reilly
    4. "Tina Fey: Bossypants"
    by Tina Fey
    5 "The 4 hour Body" byTimithy Ferriss

    Most Popular Television Shows

    1. Sunday Night Football(NBC)
    2.American Idol(FOX)
    3. Voice(NBC)
    4.Modern Family(ABC)
    5. American Idol(FOX)
    6. Big Bang Theory(CBC)
    7. Two and Half Men(CBS)
    8. X-Factor (FOX)
    9. Broke Girls(CBS)
    10. Grey's Anatomy(ABC)

    Nobel Prizes




    Dan Shechtman (Israel) for "the discovery of quasicrystals"



    Tomas Tranströmer (Sweden) "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality."



    Jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), and Tawakkul Karman (Yemen) "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work."


    Physiology or Medicine

    One-half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler (U.S.) and Jules A. Hoffmann(Luxembourg) "for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity"; and one-half to Ralph M. Steinman (Canada) "for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"


    One-half to Saul Perlmutter (U.S.) and one-half jointly to Brian P. Schmidt(Australia) and Adam G. Riess (U.S.) for "the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "The Kings Speech"
    Best Director: Tom Hopper... "The Kings Speech"
    Best Actor: Colin Firth... "The Kings Speech"
    Best Actress: Natalie Portman... "Black Swan"

    Grammy Awards
    Record of the Year:
    Song of the Year:
    Album of the Year:
    Male Vocalist:
    Female Vocalist:
    ""Need You Now" – Lady Antebellum
    "Need You Now" Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)
    "Just the Way You Are" – Bruno Mars
    "Bad Romance" – Lady Gaga

    Tony Awards

    Best Play: "War Horse" - Nick Stafford
    Best Musical: "The Book of Mormon"
    Best Actor in a play: Mark Rylances "Jerusalem"
    Best Actress in a play: Frances McDormand... Good People"
    Best Actor in a musical: Norbert Leo Butz... "Catch Me If You Can"
    Best Actress in a musical: Sutton Foster... "Anything Goes"


    Pulitzer Prize


    International Reporting:
    National Reporting:
    Public Service:

    Bruce Norris ... "Clybourne Park"
    Jennifer Egan... "A Visit from the Gooon Squad"
    Eric Foner... "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery


    Clifffor J Levy and Ellen Barry ... "New York Times"
    Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein... "ProPublica"
    "Los Angeles Times"