[Event] My 10 years on Spotify (2009-2019)

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[Event] My 10 years on Spotify (2009-2019)

Soundofus
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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years, remembering music I was listening combined with some highlights.

 

Highlights of 2009

 

* Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th U.S. President.
* Google released its Chrome OS.
* Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison.

 

In 2009, I was listening

 

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Highlights of 2009

 

* 1,600 television stations in the U.S. switched from analog to digital transmission.
* Facebook overtook MySpace in web traffic for the first time.
* Avatar was the most popular film.

 

In 2009, I was listening

 

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Highlights of 2009

 

* Slumdog Millionaire won an Oscar for Best Picture.
* Michael Jackson suddenly passed away at the age of 50.
* UK entered a recession.

 

In 2009, I was listening

 

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Highlights of 2009

 

* Angela Merkel was elected for a second term as Chancellor of Germany.
* U.S. President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.

 

In 2009, I was listening

 

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To be continued with year 2010...

 

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That is amazing!

Soundofus
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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2010

 

* Instagram was launched.
* Apple introduced the iPad.
* Internet Explorer was the most popular web browser.

 

In 2010, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2010

 

* Starbucks and McDonald’s began offering free Wifi.
* Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” was Mark Zuckerberg.
* Toy Store 3 was the most popular film.

 

In 2010, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2010

 

* Samsung introduced the Galaxy S smartphone.
* The world’s tallest building opened in Dubai.
* David Cameron became the British Prime Minister.

 

In 2010, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2010

 

* A 5.9 earthquake devastated Haiti.
* Volcanic ash from Iceland caused major disruptions in air travel across Europe.

 

In 2010, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2011...

 

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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2011

 

* Osama bin Laden was killed by American soldiers in Pakistan.
* Wikipedia celebrated ten years online.
* The Discovery space shuttle took its 39th and final flight.

 

In 2011, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2011

 

* Google+ was launched.
* Snapchat was founded.
* Steve Jobs resigned as Apple CEO because of health issues.

 

In 2011, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2011

 

* Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 was the most popular film.
* Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton were married.
* In Japan, the Great Sendai Earthquake triggered a tsunami and caused a major nuclear accident.

 

In 2011, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2011

 

* The Occupy Wall Street movement spread to the streets of Europe, Asia and Australia.
* The world population reached seven billion.

 

In 2011, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2012...

 

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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2012

 

* Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States.
* Superstorm Sandy battered the eastern U.S.
* The spacecraft Curiosity landed on Mars.

 

In 2012, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2012

 

* Google launched Google Play.
* Apple introduced the iPhone 5.
* Facebook announced that it had one billion active users.

 

In 2012, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2012

 

* The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II took place.
* Venus passed directly between the sun and earth.
* The Summer Olympics were held in London.
* The Spotify playlist "2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony" by soundofus.com, became viral in a few hours.

 

 

In 2012, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2012

 

* Toyota began a recall of 700,000 vehicles.
* The Avengers was the most popular film.

 

In 2012, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2013...

 

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Soundofus
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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2013

 

* President Obama was inaugurated for his second term.
* Benedict XVI became the first Pope to resign in nearly 600 years.
* Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the new pope. He took the name Francis.
* Willem-Alexander became the first male Monarch of the Netherlands in 123 years.

 

In 2013, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2013

 

* Bill Gates admitted that the Ctrl+Alt+Del command was a mistake.
* Sony launched the Playstation Four and sold over one million units on the first day.
* Microsoft released Windows 8.1.
* Microsoft replaced MSN Messenger with Skype.

 

In 2013, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2013

 

* Croatia became the 28th member of the European Union.
* Paris revoked its 200-year-old law that banned women from wearing trousers in the French capital.
* Data from the European Space Agency’s Planck spacecraft revealed that the universe is 13.82 billion years old.
* Japan turned off its last working nuclear reactor.

 

In 2013, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2013

 

* Bill Gates regained his position as the world's richest man.
* Most common password was 123456.

 

In 2013, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2014...

 

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Soundofus
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June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2014

 

* The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases a report on climate change, warning of its dangers to humanity.
* Malaysian Airliner MH370 vanished without a trace, with 239 people on board.
* Boko Haram militants kidnap more than 270 teenage girls from a boarding school in Chibok in Northeastern Nigeria.
* The XXII Winter Olympics take place in Sochi, Russia.

 

In 2014, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2014

 

* King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates.
* The European Space Agency successfully lands a probe named Philae on a comet 310 million miles from Earth.
* Colorado legalizes the purchase of marijuana for recreational purposes.
* The soccer World Cup takes place in Brazil. Germany is the winner.


In 2014, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2014

 

* Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film Godzilla.
* Taylor Swift accidentally released 8 seconds of white noise on iTunes for $1.29.
* It became #1 in Canada almost immediately before being removed.
* Bots outnumbered humans on the internet for the first time in history, making up 60 percent of all web traffic.

 

In 2014, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2014

 

* Sonic turned 23 years old.
* Game Boy is 25 years old.
* Luigi turned 31.

 

In 2014, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2015...

 

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7/10

 

June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.

 

Highlights of 2015

 

* NASA's New Horizon spacecraft completes its first-ever flyby of Pluto, giving researchers an up-close look at the planet.
* Two gunmen attack the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, wounding 11 and killing 12.
* Germanwings Flight 9525 crashes into the French Alps after taking off from Barcelona, Spain, en route to Dusseldorf, Germany. All 150 people on board are killed.
* Officials say that 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane after locking the pilot out of the cockpit.

 

In 2015, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2015

 

* A 7.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, near Kathmandu, killing more than 8,000 people and injuring 17,866.
* Hurricane Patricia, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded, makes landfall as a Category 5 storm over southwestern Mexico.
* Three teams of gun-wielding ISIS suicide bombers hit six locations around Paris, killing 130 people and wounding hundreds.
* Cuba and the United States officially re-establish diplomatic relations after 54 years.

 

In 2015, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2015

 

* A landmark climate change agreement is approved in Paris at the 21st Conference of Parties, or COP21.
* Beijing is chosen to host of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
* A French court renamed a baby 'Ella' after the judge ruled that the parents’ decision to name the child "Nutella" was not in the child's best interest.
* The population of London in 2015 exceeded its 1939 population by only one person.

 

In 2015, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2015

 

* The Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to her second child with Prince William.
* More people died by taking selfies (12) than by shark attacks (8) in 2015.
* Disney banned selfie sticks from all its theme parks worldwide.

 

In 2015, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2016...

 

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8/10

 

June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2016

 

* Barack Obama is becoming the first sitting US president to visit Cuba in 88 years.
* Donald Trump is elected president of the United States, defeating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the general election.
* The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union.
* Theresa May becomes the second ever female prime minister of Great Britain when David Cameron resigns after the UK vote.

 

In 2016, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2016

 

* After an almost five-year journey, the Juno space probe successfully enters Jupiter's orbit.
* 2016 was the first year since 1968 that British Forces had no one killed on operations.
* Prince Harry took a HIV test live on July 14, 2016 to show how easy it is.
* David Bowie holds the world record for number of music video plays over a 24-hour period occuring the day after his death.

 

In 2016, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2016

 

* Kobe Bryant plays his last NBA game.
* The Olympics Games are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
* About 450,000 condoms were provided to Athletes in the Olympic Village.

 

In 2016, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2016

 

* Pizza Hut set a Guinness World Record for delivering the highest altitude pizza to the top of Kilimanjaro.
* Game of Thrones was the most pirated TV show of 2016.
* Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was the most popular movie.

 

In 2016, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2017...

 

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9/10

 

June 9, I am going to celebrate my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I am going to go back through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.


Highlights of 2017

 

* 2,017 is a prime number making this the first prime year since 2011. The next one will be 2027.
* Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
* The United Nations designated 2017 as the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
* The domain name "Google.com" turns 20.

 

In 2017, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2017

 

* Twitter increased the character limit for most users from 140 to 280 characters.
* Apple introduced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
* Facebook got two billion active monthly users.
* Alibaba (China) became the world's largest retailer.

 

In 2017, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2017

 

* In August, North America was treated to a total solar eclipse.
* In September, Ed Sheeran’s single “The Shape of You” topped the Spotify charts for most streamed song of all time with over 1.3 billion plays.
* In November, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially announced their engagement.

 

In 2017, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2017

 

* La La Land became the first soundtrack to top the Official Albums Chart since Les Miserables.
* HARRY GODDAMN POTTER turns 20 this year.
* South Park is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

 

In 2017, I was listening :

 

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To be continued with 2018...

 

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Soundofus
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10/10

 

I am celebrating today my 10 years on Spotify.

 

For celebrating this anniversary, I have been through these years (2009-2019), remembering music I was listening and some highlights.

 

Here is the last episod :


Highlights of 2018

 

* US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in person in Singapore.
* Vladimir Putin is re-elected as president of Russia.
* Britain's Prince Harry marries American actress Meghan Markle.


In 2018, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2018

 

* The 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
* For the very first time since 1958, Italy will not be part of the FIFA World Cup.
* France won the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
* Ikea pledges to remove all single-use plastic from its product range and in-store restaurants within the next 2 years.

 

In 2018, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2018

 

* Rapper Kendrick Lamar wins the Pulitzer Prize, historically granted, for music, only to classical and jazz, since 1943.
* There are more mobile devices in the world today than people.
* According to one study, people typically touch their phones 2,617 times per day.
* Less than 1 million websites (or 0.1%) receive over 50% of total web traffic.

 

In 2018, I was listening :

 

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Highlights of 2018

 

* 350,000 tweets are estimated to be sent every minute.
* Almost 60% of all internet traffic is through mobile devices.
* World’s Poorest More Likely to Have a Phone Than a Toilet.
* Meanwhile in Japan, people enjoy both worlds with toilets that connect to the internet.

 

In 2018, I was listening :

 

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Check the full playlist...

 

To be continued in 10 years....

 

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