The Student News Site of Steilacoom High School

The Sentinel Sound

The Sentinel Sound

The Sentinel Sound

What Happened the Year Seniors were Born:

• The most popular show was “American Idol,” with country music star Carrie
Underwood as the winner.

• The top grossing film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

• The number one song in the U.S. was Mariah Carey’s, “We Belong Together”
according to Billboard’s Year-End Hot 100 list.

• Yahoo was the most popular website.

Story continues below advertisement

• The most popular books were “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and

• Youtube was created on February 14, 2005.

• Category 3 Hurricane Katrina, struck the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005
killing 1,836 and destroying over 217,000 homes.

• Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks died on October 24, 2005 at the age of 92.

• Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet in August of 2006.

• American Idol reigned as America’s favorite show, with Taylor Hicks winning
its fifth season.

• “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” was the biggest movie of the

• Daniel Powter’s “Bad Day” was the most listened to song of the year
Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado were the biggest artists of 2006.

• High School Musical debuted on January 20.

• Twitter/X was created on March 21, 2006.

• We met future pop star Miley Cyrus on Hannah Montana when it aired on
March 24.

Leave a Comment
Donate to The Sentinel Sound

Your donation will support the student journalists of Steilacoom High School. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
About the Contributor
McKenna Novak
McKenna Novak, Opinion Editor
I spend my time volunteering in Chloe Clark classrooms, BSU, NHS and doing sports like track and swim. I predominantly cover world news, local stories and occasionally fun, silly pieces.
Donate to The Sentinel Sound

Comments (0)

All The Sentinel Sound Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *