Most Notable Things of the Decade

Many things happened over last decade, which had direct impacts and big influences on our lives. When saying about the most overrated things, people may think about President Obama, Tiger Woods or the War in Iraq. However, the results are different. Our most overrated things of the last decade include the new atheism, American Idol, singer Mariah Carey, Wall Street crash, Swine Flu Epidemic and so on. Let’s discover more notable things of last decade in the list below:

 

The New Atheism

Christopher Hitchens’ book “God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything”, Richard Dawkins’ book “The God Delusion” are attacks on religion when they argue why God doesn’t exist.

Atheists have released good reasons to criticize religion and promote science during the decade.

 

Left-wing Media Bias 

 

The term “Left-wing Media Bias” has became so famous in the decade when “liberals” have taken control of the media. It is a type of accusation that makes criticism without backing it up with facts.

 

SUVs 

 

A sport utility vehicle or SUV is considered as the motor vehicle of the last decade. The vehicle has become famous in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

 

The Swine Flu Epidemic 

 

The H1N1 or “swine flu” virus caused panic and fear throughout the world, killed over 18,000 people since it appeared in April 2009. More than 4.9 billion doses of vaccine were also required to stop the swine flu.

 

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is a 25-year-old American swimmer who won a total of 59 medals in major international competition including fifty gold medals, seven silver medals, and two bronze medals.

 

American Idol

The American Idol among the greatest reality television competitions aims to discover the best solo singer talent.

 

American Idol is considered as the most impressive show in the television history. It is also regarded as the best spring-board for many artists to develop their singing career.

 

Box-office Records 

 

Studios have frequently released box-office records such as “the most profitable movie of all time” even during the Great Depression.

 

Mariah Carey


With over 200 million albums, singles and videos sold worldwide, American singer and actress Mariah Carey was recognized as the world’s best-selling recording artist of the 1990s.

 

The Wall Street Crash 

 

The decade of the 2000s saw a severe economic recession that began in the Wall Street, United States in December 2007. The recession has heightened degrees of unemployment and economic hardships

 

The Terrorist Threat 

 

Since the attacks of 9/11, many news of later terrorist attacks have been reported. The terrorist thread has become the worst threat facing the world and every government has been trying to control terrorist attracts.

 

 

Related links:

Top Five Great Decade’s Discoveries

Top 5 premiership achievements of thedecade

10 Beauty symbols of theDecade

I am the fan of news on society and culture. I am currently the lecturer in social major. In free time, I am fond of reading articles and joining social activities.