In other categories, Dunkirk was the most searched for movie while when it came to recipes, Spaghetti Bolognese topped the list. The vast list includes the top searches of the year, which range from India national cricket team to iPhone to Meghan Markle.
The hurricane slammed the Caribbean and Florida in September and caused catastrophic damage in Barbuda, the Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy. The No. 1 searched person was a man accused of sexual harassment. The storm killed dozens of people. Last year, people mourned Prince, got lottery fever and, not surprisingly, searched all about the United States election. The October shooting in Las Vegas that ended in 59 deaths was the No. 5 search. The solar eclipse and fidget spinners also made the list.
Exposés by The New York Times and The New Yorker detailed the accounts of women who spoke out about Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct.
Google is the world's largest search engine and one of the most iconic sites on the internet. The top tech searches were iPhone 8, iPhone X, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Xbox One X. You can see the rest of the popular searches at the link below.
This year is broken up into 15 categories, and they are as follows: Searches, People, Global News, Actors, Consumer Tech, Elections, Global Sporting Events, How To..., Losses, Memes, Movies, Musicians and Bands, Recipe, Songs/Lyrics, and TV Shows.