University of North Carolina won the NCAA Basketball Championship.

Brad Pitt leaves Jennifer Aniston for Angelina Jolie.

The top three big movies of the year were: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

American Idol was the most popular T.V. show. 

Hurricane Katrina swept through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.