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See the most-viewed Wikipedia pages from every day last year

See the most-viewed Wikipedia pages from every day last year

2014 was a great year, wasn't it? Every single day there were lots of great headlines, most of them you might have seen on my Happening Now or Breaking Tech News pages.

Now, with a great headline comes people wanting to know more information. When most people want more information, they'll throw their keywords into Wikipedia for a quick and easy reference.

That being said, what do author John Steinbeck, scary meme Slender Man, the Ice Bucket Challenge, TV show "How I Met Your Mother," the FIFA World Cup and the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education have in common?

They were each huge headlines and were the most viewed page on Wikipedia at one point last year!

Keep in mind that that data measures pageviews and not unique visitors. To see exactly how many pageviews a certain subject got, visit Quartz for the original chart and hover your mouse over any particular day.

January

JAN 1 - Cher
JAN 2 - Java
JAN 3 - Java
JAN 4 - Java
JAN 5 - Impossible colors
JAN 6 - List of Doctor Who serials
JAN 7 - Zora Neale Hurston
JAN 8 - Alliance (Firefly)
JAN 9 - Simone de Beauvoir
JAN 10 - The Godfather
JAN 11 - Java
JAN 12 - Java
JAN 13 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 14 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 15 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 16 - Dian Fossey
JAN 17 - Space Ghost Coast to Coast
JAN 18 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 19 - Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier
JAN 20 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 21 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 22 - Sugarloaf Key bat tower
JAN 23 - Java
JAN 24 - Java
JAN 25 - Java
JAN 26 - Java
JAN 27 - Daft Punk
JAN 28 - Pete Seeger
JAN 29 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 30 - Climatic Research Unit email…
JAN 31 - Jean Calvin

February

FEB 1 - Harriet Tubman
FEB 2 - Philip Seymour Hoffman
FEB 3 - Philip Seymour Hoffman
FEB 4 - Philip Seymour Hoffman
FEB 5 - Philip Seymour Hoffman
FEB 6 - Marcin Ignaczak
FEB 7 - Patrick Roy
FEB 8 - 2014 Winter Olympics
FEB 9 - 33 Thomas Street
FEB 10 - Kelsey Grammer
FEB 11 - Shirley Temple
FEB 12 - Shirley Temple
FEB 13 - Sarojini Naidu
FEB 14 - Valentine's Day
FEB 15 - Ellen Page
FEB 16 - Martine Dalmas
FEB 17 - Bode Miller
FEB 18 - Meryl Davis
FEB 19 - UTF-8
FEB 20 - Power nap
FEB 21 - Playboy Bunny
FEB 22 - Vigilante
FEB 23 - 0R
FEB 24 - Harold Ramis
FEB 25 - Harold Ramis
FEB 26 - On the Internet, nobody…
FEB 27 - John Steinbeck
FEB 28 - Trojan War (film)

March

MAR 1 - Crimea
MAR 2 - Crimea
MAR 3 - Jared Leto
MAR 4 - Zofia Palak
MAR 5 - Ash Wednesday
MAR 6 - Crimea
MAR 7 - International Women's Day
MAR 8 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
MAR 9 - The Sum of All Fears (film)
MAR 10 - Clonetroopers
MAR 11 - Flag of Bikini Atoll
MAR 12 - A/B testing
MAR 13 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
MAR 14 - YouTube
MAR 15 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
MAR 16 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
MAR 17 - Saint Patrick's Day
MAR 18 - Crimea
MAR 19 - My Cousin Vinny
MAR 20 - Mill (grinding)
MAR 21 - Ayrton Senna
MAR 22 - Agnes Martin
MAR 23 - Sildenafil
MAR 24 - Dorothy Height
MAR 25 - Graham Island (Sicily)
MAR 26 - Kathryn Johnston shooting
MAR 27 - Malware
MAR 28 - Triceratops
MAR 29 - Malware
MAR 30 - Malware
MAR 31 - Stereoscope

April

APR 1 - How I Met Your Mother
APR 2 - How I Met Your Mother
APR 3 - Java
APR 4 - Climatic Research Unit email…
APR 5 - Java
APR 6 - Slander
APR 7 - Mickey Rooney
APR 8 - Malware
APR 9 - The Ultimate Warrior
APR 10 - Blok P
APR 11 - Hannah Montana
APR 12 - Cicciolina
APR 13 - Neanderthal
APR 14 - Göbekli Tepe
APR 15 - Hugh Laurie
APR 16 - Lexus LFA
APR 17 - Off-the-Record Messaging
APR 18 - Good Friday
APR 19 - Marcin Ignaczak
APR 20 - Jan Paweł
APR 21 - Snoop Dogg
APR 22 - Seth Rogen
APR 23 - Jan Paweł
APR 24 - QuantiFERON
APR 25 - Tito Vilanova
APR 26 - Jan Paweł
APR 27 - Women's lacrosse
APR 28 - Donald Sterling
APR 29 - Donald Sterling
APR 30 - Donald Sterling

May

MAY 1 - May Day
MAY 2 - Alive
MAY 3 - Alive
MAY 4 - Audrey Hepburn
MAY 5 - Cinco de Mayo
MAY 6 - Cinco de Mayo
MAY 7 - Ks. Jan
MAY 8 - Dr Jan
MAY 9 - Conchita Wurst
MAY 10 - Martine Dalmas
MAY 11 - Conchita Wurst
MAY 12 - Dorothy Hodgkin
MAY 13 - Solange Knowles
MAY 14 - Enron scandal
MAY 15 - Marcin Ignaczak
MAY 16 - Maria Gaetana Agnesi
MAY 17 - Brown v. Board of Education
MAY 18 - Indigenous australian
MAY 19 - Indigenous australian
MAY 20 - Indigenous australian
MAY 21 - Indigenous australian
MAY 22 - Indigenous australian
MAY 23 - Indigenous australian
MAY 24 - indigenous australian
MAY 25 - Indigenous australian
MAY 26 - Ks. Sławomir
MAY 27 - Postpartum depression
MAY 28 - Maya Angelou
MAY 29 - Denial
MAY 30 - Cremation
MAY 31 - Ohm Shanthi Oshaana

June

JUN 1 - O. Gabriel
JUN 2 - Ann B. Davis
JUN 3 - Slender Man
JUN 4 - Slender Man
JUN 5 - Pilot (Lost)
JUN 6 - Normandy landings
JUN 7 - Rashad McCants
JUN 8 - Sammie
JUN 9 - O. Gabriel
JUN 10 - O. Gabriel
JUN 11 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 12 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 13 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 14 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 15 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 17 - Malware
JUN 18 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 19 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 20 - Jimmy Durante
JUN 21 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 22 - List of most viewed…
JUN 23 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 24 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 25 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 26 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUN 27 - Masaaki Yuasa
JUN 28 - Janitor (Scrubs)
JUN 29 - Cornfield Bomber
JUN 30 - Malware

July

JUL 1 - Malware
JUL 2 - Tim Howard
JUL 3 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUL 4 - Independence Day (United States)
JUL 5 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUL 6 - Novak Djokovic
JUL 7 - Laverne Cox
JUL 8 - Amazon.com
JUL 9 - Indonesian presidential election, 2014
JUL 10 - White Zinfandel
JUL 11 - Amazon.com
JUL 12 - Because the Internet
JUL 13 - FIFA World Cup
JUL 14 - 2014 FIFA World Cup
JUL 15 - Anilides
JUL 16 - Amazon.com
JUL 17 - Kurt Russell
JUL 18 - Subaru Justy
JUL 19 - Subaru Justy
JUL 20 - Subaru Justy
JUL 21 - Subaru Justy
JUL 22 - Rose Leslie
JUL 23 - Tom Lehrer
JUL 24 - Amazon.com
JUL 25 - 100
JUL 26 - Genderqueer
JUL 27 - Java
JUL 28 - World War I
JUL 29 - Alliteration
JUL 30 - Alliteration
JUL 31 - Alliteration

August

AUG 1 - Alliteration
AUG 2 - Alliteration
AUG 3 - Alliteration
AUG 4 - Alliteration
AUG 5 - Java
AUG 6 - Malware
AUG 7 - Malware
AUG 8 - Martine Dalmas
AUG 9 - Malware
AUG 10 - Malware
AUG 11 - Malware
AUG 12 - Robin Williams
AUG 13 - Robin Williams
AUG 14 - Robin Williams
AUG 15 - Robin Williams
AUG 16 - Robin Williams
AUG 17 - Robin Williams
AUG 18 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 19 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 20 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 21 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 22 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 23 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 24 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 25 - Richard Attenborough
AUG 26 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 27 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 28 - Ice Bucket Challenge
AUG 29 - Brainf*** (without the asterisks!)
AUG 30 - Brainf***
AUG 31 - Corona (satellite)

September

SEP 1 - LASIK
SEP 2 - 2014 celebrity pictures hack
SEP 3 - 2014 celebrity pictures hack
SEP 4 - Joan Rivers
SEP 5 - Joan Rivers
SEP 6 - Joan Rivers
SEP 7 - Amazon.com
SEP 8 - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
SEP 9 - Less (Unix)
SEP 10 - Less (Unix)
SEP 11 - Less (Unix)
SEP 12 - Less (Unix)
SEP 13 - Less (Unix)
SEP 1 - Less (Unix)
SEP 15 - Less (Unix)
SEP 16 - Less (Unix)
SEP 17 - Less (Unix)
SEP 18 - Less (Unix)
SEP 19 - Less (Unix)
SEP 20 - Less (Unix)
SEP 21 - Less (Unix)
SEP 22 - Less (Unix)
SEP 23 - Mutual fund
SEP 24 - Less (Unix)
SEP 25 - Less (Unix)
SEP 26 - Less (Unix)
SEP 27 - Script kiddie
SEP 28 - Script kiddie
SEP 29 - Less (Unix)
SEP 30 - Kyaraben

October

OCT 1 - Queen II
OCT 2 - List of Bob's Burgers episodes
OCT 3 - Heartbleed
OCT 4 - Heartbleed
OCT 5 - Online shopping
OCT 6 - Thor Heyerdahl
OCT 7 - Deck the Halls
OCT 8 - Criticism of The Church…
OCT 9 - ===
OCT 10 - Lamington
OCT 11 - Lamington
OCT 12 - Lamington
OCT 13 - Malware
OCT 14 - Malware
OCT 15 - Malware
OCT 16 - Malware
OCT 17 - Malware
OCT 18 - Jack Trice
OCT 19 - Malware
OCT 20 - Malware
OCT 21 - Malware
OCT 22 - Homocysteine
OCT 23 - Ultron
OCT 24 - The Book of Life (2014 film)
OCT 25 - The Book of Life (2014 film)
OCT 26 - Malware
OCT 27 - Malware
OCT 28 - Malware
OCT 29 - Malware
OCT 30 - Malware
OCT 31 - Halloween

November

NOV 1 - Online shopping
NOV 2 - Online shopping
NOV 3 - Online shopping
NOV 4 - Online shopping
NOV 5 - Online shopping
NOV 6 - Online shopping
NOV 7 - Online shopping
NOV 8 - Malware
NOV 9 - Malware
NOV 10 - Malware
NOV 11 - Malware
NOV 12 - Malware
NOV 13 - Kho kho
NOV 14 - Kho kho
NOV 15 - Flags of the Confederate…
NOV 16 - Tidal (album)
NOV 17 - Ethernet frame
NOV 18 - Ethernet frame
NOV 19 - Ethernet frame
NOV 20 - Ethernet frame
NOV 21 - Ethernet frame
NOV 22 - Field-effect transistor
NOV 23 - Field-effect transistor
NOV 24 - Ethernet frame
NOV 25 - Ethernet frame
NOV 26 - Ethernet frame
NOV 27 - Ethernet frame
NOV 28 - Ethernet frame
NOV 29 - Ethernet frame
NOV 30 - Ethernet frame

December

DEC 1 - Flower
DEC 2 - Flower
DEC 3 - Line integral convolution
DEC 4 - Line integral convolution
DEC 5 - Line integral convolution
DEC 6 - List of SIP response codes
DEC 7 - List of SIP response codes
DEC 8 - List of SIP response codes
DEC 9 - List of SIP response codes
DEC 10 - Huntington's disease
DEC 11 - Annie Jump Cannon
DEC 12 - Indian cricket team in…
DEC 13 - Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist
DEC 14 - Genene Jones
DEC 15 - Azithromycin
DEC 16 - Additive white Gaussian noise
DEC 17 - United States Naval Observatory
DEC 18 - Marilyn Manson
DEC 19 - FSArchiver
DEC 20 - FSArchiver
DEC 21 - FSArchiver
DEC 22 - Surface-mount technology
DEC 23 - FSArchiver
DEC 24 - FSArchiver
DEC 25 - FSArchiver
DEC 26 - Boxing Day
DEC 27 - Ingres (database)
DEC 28 - Ingres (database)
DEC 29 - Ingres (database)
DEC 30 - Feynman point
DEC 31 - Feynman point

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