These Are 1.5 Billion Google Searches That You and Your Friends Performed in 2012

What did the world search for in 2012? Google has just released its Zeitgeist 2012, showing what its users searched for during the 1.2 trillion searches, in 14 languages, during this year. Here's the lists: 

Searches: 

1. Whitney Houston

2. Gangnam Style

3. Hurricane Sandy

4. iPad 3

5. Diablo 3

Images: 

1. One Direction

2. Selena Gomez

3. iPhone 5

4. Megan Fox 

5. Rihanna

Athletes:

1. Jeremy Lin

2. Michael Phelps

3. Peyton Manning

4. McKayla Maroney

5. Junior Seau

Events: 

1. Hurricane Sandy

2. Kate Middleton Pictures Released

3. Olympics 2012

4. SOPA Debate

5. Costa Concordia crash

People:

1. Whitney Houston

2. Kate Middleton

3. Amanda Todd

4. Michael Clarke Duncan

5. One Direction

Movies: 

1. The Hunger Games

2. Skyfall

3. Prometheus

4. The Avengers

5. Magic Mike

TV Shows: 

1. BBB12

2. Avenida Brasil

3. Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

4. The Voice

5. American Idol

Performers: 

1. Whitney Houston

2. Michael Clarke Duncan

3. One Direction

4. Donna Summer

5. Lana Del Ray

Gadgets: 

1. iPad 3

2. Samsung Galaxy S3

3. iPad Mini

4. Nexus 7

5. Galaxy Note 2

Google+ Hashtags:

1. #SOPA

2. #Awesome

3. #Sandy

4. #IO12

5. #Curiosity