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2013 In Review

2014 is knocking on the door. It is only a few hours away (depending where you live), and with that comes excitement, new goals, and new focus! Since we are still in 2013 we wanted to give you some things to remember about 2013. Overall, it has been a great year!

Here is our review list of 2013:

January

  • Seattle, Washington, sets Guinness World Record for largest snowball fight. Watch the video here:¬†Largest Snowball Fight
  • President Obama is sworn in for a secondary term. Go here

 

February

  • The Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl. Here is a recap.
  • On February 4th we celebrated Rosa Park’s 100th birthday! Click here for her history.
  • Brave, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Film

  • Quvenzhan√© Wallis, age 9, became the youngest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award

 

March

  • Time For Kids comes up with 10 things you can do to stop global warning. See here
  • 80-yr old prepares to scale Everest for the 3rd time. See the article here
  • 6-yr old becomes break dancing champion. See video here.

 

April

  • The cell phone turns 40. See how far we have come!
  • Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s 1st female Prime Minister, dies at 87

May

  • Astronauts investigate a leak at the International Space Station
  • A tornado devastates Oklahoma Town.

June

  • Superman turns 75. Here in an animated short that shows 75 years in two minutes.

  • June 23rd was the biggest Supermoon since 1993

July

  • The world celebrates the arrival of a new royal baby
  • This past July 4th, America celebrated its 237th birthday
  • Detroit files for bankruptcy July 18th

August


  • Youngest Freshman Enters Texas Christian University at 11 yrs old. Read his story here

September

  • Our country remembers September 11th
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 hit theaters

October

November

  • A communications satellite built by high school students was launched into orbit. Read here
  • A world record was set for super sized pong game played on Philadelphia skyscraper
  • We remember the legacy of JFK with the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of John F Kennedy

December

  • South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, dies at 95

  • Pope Francis is named 2013 Person of the Year

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