Top Google Searches of 2017

From the most popular recipes to DIY projects, here's what we searched this year.


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Celebrities Who Died in 2017

Tom Petty

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  1. : The Heartbreakers frontman and rock icon died Oct. 2 of cardiac arrest. He was 66. Watch the video for the Hearbreakers' 1979 hit ''.
  2. Aaron Hernandez
  3. Chris Cornell 
  4. Bill Paxton
  5. Hugh Hefner
  6. Chester Bennington 
  7. Charlie Murphy
  8. Lil Peep
  9. Jim Nabors
  10. David Cassidy

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Gal Gadot

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  1. Meghan Markle
  2. Kevin Spacey
  3. : The Israeli actress took Hollywood by storm with her portrayal of ',' released in June.
  4. Louis C.K.
  5. Meryl Streep
  6. Bill Skarsgård
  7. Millie Bobby Brown
  8. Tom Holland
  9. Maria Campbell
  10. Tommy Wiseau 

 


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How-To Searches

Making Slime

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  1. How to make slime: Did you try your hand at this trend?
  2. How to make solar eclipse glasses
  3. How to watch the solar eclipse
  4. How to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor
  5. How to buy Bitcoin
  6. How to freeze your credit
  7. How to solve rubix cube
  8. How to make a fidget spinner
  9. How to cook a turkey in the oven
  10. How to screen record

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IT movie with Stephen King

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  1. IT: returned this year in his scariest version to date.
  2. Beauty and the Beast
  3. Wonder Woman
  4. Get Out
  5. Justice League
  6. Logan
  7. Baby Driver
  8. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  9. Hidden Figures
  10. Dunkirk

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Meghan Markle

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  1. Matt Lauer
  2. Meghan Markle: The actress and soon-to-be wife of the UK's Prince Harry made headlines throughout the year. They are .
  3. Harvey Weinstein
  4. Michael Flynn
  5. Kevin Spacey
  6. Bill O'Reilly
  7. Melania Trump
  8. Kathy Griffin
  9. Milo Yiannopoulos
  10. Gal Gadot

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Despacito Luis Fonsi

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  1. Despacito: People were obsessed with this song in 2017. Check out the writer  and the .
  2. Humble
  3. Bad and Boujee
  4. Look What You Made Me Do
  5. Bodak Yellow
  6. Gucci Gang
  7. Havana
  8. Shape of You
  9. Mask Off
  10. Side to Side

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TV Shows

Game of Thrones cast

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  1. 13 Reasons Why
  2. Game of Thrones: The wildly popular HBO's series continues to enthrall fans. The 2017 season was its most exhilarating yet, with the finale drawing its in the history of the show.
  3. This Is Us
  4. Iron Fist
  5. Riverdale
  6. Bachelor in Paradise
  7. The Good Doctor
  8. Santa Clarita Diet
  9. Big Little Lies
  10. American Gods

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Car Brands

Lexus

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  1. Ford
  2. Lexus: It was the most-searched luxury brand on the list.
  3. Kia
  4. Toyota
  5. Honda
  6. Buick
  7. Acura
  8. Tesla
  9. Hyundai
  10. Dodge

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Activations (Protests)

Charlottesville Memorial for Heather Heyer

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  1. NFL National Anthem Protests
  2. Charlottesville Protests: A group marching in protest of a white nationalist gathering in Charlottesville, was hurt when a driver rammed his car into part of the crowd. Heather Heyer, the only person who died in the tragedy, was honored with memorials. The alleged driver has been .
  3. Boston Free Speech Rally
  4. UC Berkeley Protests
  5. St. Louis Protests
  6. Airport Protests
  7. D.C. Protest
  8. Venezuelan Protest
  9. Women’s March
  10. May Day Protests

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Dog Breeds

Golden Retriever

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  1. Golden Retriever: The perennial favorite is smart, loyal, and quite the looker, too. 
  2. Poodle
  3. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Australian Shepherd
  6. Beagle
  7. Goldendoodle
  8. Australian Cattle Dog
  9. Shiba Inu
  10. Border Collie

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DIY Projects

Eclipse glasses

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  1. DIY eclipse glasses: Many people made their own eclipse glasses when they couldn't find them elsewhere. .  
  2. DIY fidget spinner
  3. DIY Valentine gifts
  4. Mother's Day gift ideas DIY
  5. DIY charcoal mask 
  6. DIY Easter basket
  7. DIY Moana costume
  8. DIY peel-off face mask 
  9. DIY blackhead remover 
  10. Christmas DIY decor

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Apple cider vinegar
  1. Apple Cider Vinegar Diet: This one has been popular for years.
  2. Plant Based Diet
  3. Tom Brady Diet
  4. Boiled Egg Diet
  5. Emily Ratajkowski Diet 
  6. Ketogenic Diet Plan
  7. Golo Deet
  8. The Shepherd’s Diet
  9. Coffee Diet
  10. Mediterranean Diet Plan

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Beef stroganoff
  1. Beef Stroganoff Recipe: Check out Healthclothing's favorite version.
  2. Apple Crisps Recipe
  3. Brine Turkey Recipe
  4. Zucchini Recipe
  5. Chicken Parmesan Recipe
  6. Pork Chops Recipe
  7. Hard Boiled Egg Recipe
  8. Yams Recipe
  9. Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

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Overall Searches

Hurricane Harvey devastation

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  1. Hurricane Irma
  2. Matt Lauer
  3. Tom Petty
  4. Super Bowl
  5. Las Vegas Shooting
  6. Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight
  7. Solar Eclipse
  8. Hurricane Harvey: It was Houston's third '500-year storm' in three years. The  caused an estimated nearly $200 billion in damage and scores of deaths.
  9. Aaron Hernandez
  10. Fidget Spinner