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  • Major Events of 2016


    Sports in 2016

    MLB: World Series

    • Chicago Cubs win 4-3 against the Cleveland Indians
      • Game 1: Chicago 0 at Cleveland 6
      • Game 2: Chicago 5 at Cleveland 1
      • Game 3: Cleveland 1 at Chicago 0
      • Game 4: Cleveland 7 at Chicago 2
      • Game 5: Cleveland 2 at Chicago 3
      • Game 6: Chicago 9 at Cleveland 3
      • Game 7: Chicago 8 at Cleveland 7

    NFL: Super Bowl 50

    • Denver Broncos win 24-10 against the Carolina Panthers
      • Super Bowl Box Score: Denver.......10 3 3 8 - 24 Carolina....0 7 0 3 - 10

    (You can follow a similar format for NBA, NHL, Golf, Tennis, etc., based on the data you want.)

    Popular Songs

    • "Love Yourself" - Justin Bieber
    • "Sorry" - Justin Bieber
    • "One Dance" - Drake ft. Wizkid & Kyla
    • "Work" - Rihanna ft. Drake
    • "Stressed Out" - Twenty One Pilots

    Popular Movies

    • La La Land
    • Moonlight
    • Arrival
    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • Captain America: Civil War
    • Deadpool
    • Zootopia

    88th Academy Awards

    • Best Picture: Spotlight
    • Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu for The Revenant
    • Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant
    • Best Actress: Brie Larson - Room
    • Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies
    • Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl

    Grammy Awards

    • Record of the Year: "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
    • Song of the Year: "Thinking Out Loud" - Ed Sheeran
    • Album of the Year: 1989 - Taylor Swift
    • Best New Artist: Meghan Trainor

    Nobel Prizes

    • Peace: Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia
    • Physiology or Medicine: Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
    • Physics: David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and John M. Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter
    • Chemistry: Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard L. Feringa for the design and synthesis of molecular machines
    • Literature: Bob Dylan for creating new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition
    • Economic Sciences: Oliver Hart and Bengt R. Holmström for their contributions to contract theory

    Pulitzer Prizes

    • Public Service: Associated Press for an investigation of severe labor abuses tied to the supply of seafood to American supermarkets and restaurants.
    • Breaking News Reporting: Staff of the Los Angeles Times for coverage of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.
    • Investigative Reporting: Leonora LaPeter Anton and Anthony Cormier of the Tampa Bay Times and Michael Braga of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for a project on mental hospitals.
    • Explanatory Reporting: T. Christian Miller of ProPublica and Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project for their examination of the failures in the handling of rape cases.
    • Local Reporting: Michael LaForgia, Cara Fitzpatrick, and Lisa Gartner of the Tampa Bay Times for exposing a local school board's neglect.
    • National Reporting: The Washington Post Staff for its revelatory initiative in creating and using a national database to illustrate how often and why the police shoot to kill and who the victims are.
    • International Reporting: The New York Times Staff for coverage of Russia's state-directed aggression.
    • Feature Writing: Kathryn Schulz of The New Yorker for an imaginative account of a seismic event.
    • Commentary: Farah Stockman of The Boston Globe for columns on the legacy of busing in Boston.
    • Criticism: Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker for television reviews.
    • Editorial Writing: John Hackworth of Sun Newspapers, Charlotte Harbor, FL, for editorials on a local issue.
    • Editorial Cartooning: Jack Ohman of The Sacramento Bee.
    • Breaking News Photography: Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks, and Daniel Etter of The New York Times; and the photography staff of Thomson Reuters for images of the refugee crisis.
    • Feature Photography: Jessica Rinaldi of The Boston Globe for a photo story on a young boy who strives to find his footing after abuse by those he trusted.