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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.

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

• 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
year.

• 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.

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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.
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