1 Royal Wedding
Prince William and Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton were married on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey. Users also shared songs that should be played at their wedding and taking popular movie titles and placing a reference or a pun based on the Royal Couple.
2 Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber’s account reached 9 million followers so his fans RT’d “@justinbieber: WOOOHOOOO…BIEBER GONE WILD!!!!” Also ,this week, tens of thousands of Indonesians went to Sentul International Convention Center (SICC), where Bieber performed during his World Tour.
Real Madrid beat Barcelona, 1-0, to win the Copa del Rey tournament on April 20th. Sergio Ramos, the right defender of Real Madrid, dropped the Copa del Rey Cup from the top of the team bus during Real’s victory parade through the streets of Madrid & it was crushed. It was later replaced.
4 NBA Playoffs
Basketball fans are talking about Kobe Bryant dunking over Emeka Okafor, LeBron James ("LeBrick") and also a game the New York Knicks lost against Boston Celtics at the Madison Square Garden.
5 April Fool’s Day
April 1st was April Fool’s Day and people & websites played practical jokes.
Christians around the world observed Good Friday and celebrated Easter last weekend.
7 Jonas Brothers
Jonas Brothers fans are sharing symptoms of the “Obsessive Jonas Disorder.”
8 One Direction
This is trending because boy band One Direction fans are having a Twitter feud with the fans of boy band The Wanted. One Direction is a band that was formed by Simon Cowell on the UK TV series X Factor.
9 My Chemical Romance
Fans of the band My Chemical Romance worked overtime to get every band member to appear in Twitter’s Top 10 Trends. Earlier in the month, they celebrated the birthday of band member Gerard Way.
April 20th (4/20) is a counterculture holiday relating to the drug reference “420″ for consuming marijuana.
Data aggregate courtesy of What the Trend.
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