2022 has been one of the most interesting years of this decade. We have witnessed various things that have shaken or improved the world. Geopolitical, economic, and entertainment turmoil have defined these 12 months. It was a year that saw Argentina win the Soccer World Cup, the release of various music albums, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and many other events. Here are the most interesting things that made headlines in 2022.


Russia's invasion of Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine was the most significant event globally in 2022. On February 22, Russia launched a special military operation in the major cities of Ukraine, including Kyiv. The war has led to economic, social, and political disruption in Ukraine and globally.

Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Millions of individuals in Britain and globally mourned the death of the longest-serving British. Queen Elizabeth died on September 8 in Scotland (Balmoral Castle). The death ended the reign of the longest Monarch in the United Kingdom, having reigned for 70 years since 1952.

World Population Hits 8 Billion

In 2022, the United Nations statistics showed that the world population was standing at eight million. India became the largest contributor to the population crossing the 8 billion mark. With population growth slowing down, adding a billion individuals has taken approximately eleven years.

Beijing Hosts Winter and Summer Olympics

Beijing became the first and only city to host both the winter and summer Olympics globally. Having hosted the Summer Olympics, this city hosted the Winter Olympics games between 4- 20 February. Many nations and individuals across the globe participated in or attended these games.

Miami Gardens Hosts Formula 1 Auto Race

Between the 6th to 8th of May, Miami (Miami Gardens suburb) became the first American city to host the Formula 1 auto race. Experts projected that the event helped to boost or enhance the city’s economy by $400 million each year.

Swedish 70s Legends ABBA Digital Reunion

After approximately two years of lockdown and restrictions, the entertainment industry has started to take shape. In 2022, there was a huge reunion of the Swedish legends of the 1970s: ABBA.

The event occurred on May 27 in a custom-built arena on the east side of London, designed to house the virtual stage reunion of the iconic Swedish supergroup ABBA. It was not the real ABBA, but rather virtual “ABBA-tar” avatars designed by the four original band members using CGI suits similar to those used in Hollywood films. The band accompanying them on stage is real.

SpaceX Begins Collaborating with the U.S Air Force

On January 22, The U.S. Air Force awarded SpaceX a $102 million five-year contract to demonstrate technologies and capabilities to transport military cargo and humanitarian aid around the world on a heavy rocket.

Qatar Hosts the Soccer World Cup

Between November 21 to December 18, Qatar (one of the Gulf Emirate) hosted the Soccer World cup. This tournament was the biggest event in the soccer world. Various nations and players participated in this historic soccer event, with Argentina winning the final to clinch the luxurious awards. The event brought various developments to Qatar, including the construction of new amenities, booming businesses, etc.

Britney Spears Releases a New Music

Despite the conservatorship ruling her for 13 years, Britney sprang back to life in 2022. She was free from her father controlling his affairs this year, and she hit the studio again to release a new track. The freedom marks the start of a new journey in her music career.

Adele Las Vegas Residency

While most individuals think of Las Vegas as a place for faded stars, Adele changed the narrative. Between January 21 and April 16, she was playing colosseum to approximately 4000 individuals at night. Besides Adele hitting the city, Katy Perry also launched her residency in the city in 2022.

Numerous New Releases

2022 saw various artists releasing numerous sets of music releases and albums. The album releases range from upcoming to popular and long-time artists. Top songs in 2022 include:

  • As it was, Harry Styles
  • Bad Habits, Ed Sheeran
  • Peru, Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran
  • Go, Cat Burns
  • Shivers, Ed Sheeran

Most Popular movies and TV Series

2022 was the first year that saw film theaters back to full capacity after the pandemic. The most popular movies and tv series in 2022 included:

  • Top Movies:

    • Avatar: The Way of Water
    • Top Gun: Maverick
    • Jurassic World: Dominion
    • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
    • Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • Top TV Series:

    • Stranger Things
    • NCIS
    • Cocomelon
    • Ozark
    • Encanto

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Country: United States of America

The Recruit

The Recruit

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2022

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Rod Cameron, Cathy Downs, Reed Hadley, Anne Gwynne

Our House

Our House

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Anthony Scott Burns

Heartbreak High

Heartbreak High

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Mark Warren

Starring: John Vernon, Norman Fell, Robert Forster, Thom Haverstock

2022 Chinese Zodiac and Horoscope

According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 2022 is the year of the Tiger

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