2001: Nostradamus - Hottest search topics of the decade

Hottest search topics of the decade

2001: Nostradamus

1 of 9
2001: Nostradamus Source: Wikipedia

2001: Nostradamus

Michel de Nostredame, or Nostradamus as he was better known, was born in 1503. He was a French apothecary who prophesied world events. One of his better known prophecies has been linked to the attacks on the world trade centre on 11 September 2001.


According to Google’s Zeitgeist annual list of most searched for terms, the hottest topic of searches this year was Stephen Gately.

This compares to topics such as Nostradamus, Spiderman and iPhone which have all topped the list this decade.

Computer Weekly looks back at the topics that grabbed web users’ attention so far this millennium.

1 of 9

More from this story

Email Alerts

Register now to receive ComputerWeekly.com IT-related news, guides and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

COMMENTS powered by Disqus  //  Commenting policy