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2015

This was the 6th year in the 2010s decade and went down in history as the international year of light and soils.

2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the highest grossing film of the year with over $2 billion in ticket sales around the world. LL Cool J the host of the 57th Annual Grammy for the fourth time in a row saw Sam Smith walk away with four golden gramophones. Beyoncé became the most decorated woman at the Grammy Awards after Alison Krauss when she bagged three awards.

Following a series of massacres in Baga Nigeria, the outlawed extremist group Boko Haram killed over 2,000 people between January 3 and January 7.

On October 7, 2015, James Bristle a farmer from Michigan unearthed a partial skeleton of a prehistoric wooly mammoth. Bristle and his neighbor while digging a trench with the intent to install drainage pipe when they struck the find, eight feet into the ground below his wheat plantation. It was not until they saw the unusual three feet long bone that they contacted the University Of Michigan Museum Of Paleontology. The team excavated the area and found a massive skull and tusks, ribs, pelvis, shoulder blades and the skeleton’s vertebrae.

WWI war hero, Henry Johnson finally received the Medal of Honor on June 2, 2015, at a ceremony held at the White House. In January 1918 as the WWI raged on, the USA lent to the French an all-African-American 369th Infantry Regiment the so-called Harlem Hell fighters. One of them was Henry Johnson who on May 4, 1918, was nicknamed “Black Death” for his fierce exploits in the Argonne Forest. Jonson died in 1929 aged 32.

On March 19, Kim Thúy’s novel Ru won the2015 edition of Canada Reads. Two years after the final episode of Dexter, Jeff Lindsay wrote off the character in his final book in the Dexter Series on July 7.

The Nobel Peace Prize went to the Tunisian Dialogue quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia following the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this year ?

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Adrian Quinton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Jonno Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Written by: Joss Whedon, Stan Lee (Marvel comics), Jack Kirby (Marvel comics)

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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Ant-Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll

Country: United States

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Spectre

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in 2015 ?

Being Mortal

By: Atul Gawande

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in

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All the Light We Cannot See

By: Anthony Doerr

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book, National Book Award finalist, more than two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller listFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the ...

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The Nightingale

By: Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale. A phenomenon that has enthralled a generation of readers.*Goodreads Best Historical Novel of the Year*People's Choice Favorite Fiction Winner*#1 Indie Next Selection*Buzzfeed Best of the Year*The Wall Street Journal Best of the YearThe Week Best of the YearWith ...

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The Girl on the Train

By: Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Don't miss Paula Hawkins' new novel, Into the Water, coming May 2017.

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Popular names

Which were the top popular names given to babies born in 2015 in the USA ?

Top #10 male names
  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Mason
  4. Jacob
  5. William
  6. Ethan
  7. James
  8. Alexander
  9. Michael
  10. Benjamin
Top #10 female names
  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Sophia
  4. Ava
  5. Isabella
  6. Mia
  7. Abigail
  8. Emily
  9. Charlotte
  10. Harper

What happened in each day of 2015

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