The ten most searched people and events last year.
2: MATT LAUER: The Today show host was fired in November after a female colleague complained to NBC officials about a pattern of inappropriate sexual behavior, joining the growing ranks of powerful men in U.S.
6: MAYWEATHER VS MCGREGOR FIGHT: A ruthless Floyd Mayweather scored a 10th round technical knockout over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor in the August bout, the American cementing his legacy as an all-time boxing great with his 50th win in
7: SOLAR ECLIPSE: Millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward in August at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
8: HURRICANE HARVEY: The storm hit Corpus Christi in southern Texas in August but took its greatest toll on Houston and areas east of the city.
9: AARON HERNANDEZ: The NFL vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of the former New England Patriots star�s family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide.
10: FIDGET SPINNER: The spin toy, part stress-reliever, part cure for fidgetiness, swept through middle schools and offices during the peak of its craze. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
1: HURRICANE IRMA: The Category 5 storm, which struck the Caribbean in September, devastated housing, power supplies and communications, leaving some small islands almost cut off from the world. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
4: SUPER BOWL: Tom Brady was named the game's most valuable player in the New England Patriots� amazing 34-28 come-from-behind, overtime win against the Atlanta Falcons. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
3: TOM PETTY: The veteran U.S. rocker, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as �Refugee,� �Free Fallin�� and �American Girl,� died in October following a heart attack.