As this decade draws to a close, spend some time reviewing the last ten years of your life. Here’s a sampling: 60 of the most memorable songs from each year.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2010
An earthquake devastates Haiti … the financial recession continues … the iPad is released … Snowmageddon strikes the East Coast … the Winter Olympics are in Vancouver … the Affordable Care Act is signed into law … the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster … Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building … FIFA World Cup in South Africa … the Tea Party makes gains in the Republican Party … a financial bailout for Greece … WikiLeaks leaks about the war in Afghanistan … the H1N1 pandemic ends … the International Space Station has been occupied for an entire decade … in the U.S. midterm elections, Republicans seize Congress.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2014
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2015
Europe struggles to handle an influx of refugees driven from the Middle East by Da’esh … the Iran nuclear deal is struck … Greece reaches a limit on borrowing from the E.U. … same-sex marriage becomes legal throughout the United States … Russia intervenes in Syria’s war … the Paris Climate Accord is created, and nearly every nation in the world signs on … a civil war breaks out in Yemen.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2016
President Obama visits Cuba … a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando is only the latest high-profile mass shooting … the Summer Olympics are in Rio de Janeiro … at Standing Rock, protesters seek to disrupt the Dakota Access pipeline … Britan votes to leave the E.U. … the Trans-Pacific Partnership falls apart … an attempted coup in Turkey fails … Aleppo falls to Assad’s abusive Syrian government … the Zika virus is on the loose … Russian hackers assure the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2017
President Trump’s inauguration inspires a nationwide Women’s March … the Mueller Investigation begins to look into Russian meddling in the U.S. election … Tensions with North Korea rise … the #metoo movement begins to reshape conversation about sexual abuse … massacres in Las Vegas and Texas fail to move the needle on gun control … the opioid epidemic is at full force … many hurricanes ravage the Atlantic Coast … Hurricane Maria wrecks Puerto Rico but inspires little sympathy from President Trump … Confederate monuments are coming down everywhere … white supremacists march in Charlottesville with the support of some in the Trump administration.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2018
Humanitarin crises ravage Venezuela and Yemen … Trump travels to North Korea for a summit with Kim Jong Un … Jamal Khashoggi is brutally murdered in Turkey at the direction of the Saudi crown prince … the U.S. leaves the Iran nuclear deal … climate change becomes undeniable on multiple new fronts … Trump begins a trade war and cancels trade deals with many nations … the U.S. and Europe are demonstrably weaker on the world stage … Democrats take back the House of Representatives.
Rewind the ‘Teens: 2019
Two separate Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crash and kill everyone on board … mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand … the Mueller report is published … Notre Dame Cathedral catches fire during Holy Week … Theresa May resigns as U.K. Prime Minister after failing to secure a Brexit deal, and Boris Johnson takes over … the Amazon rainforest is burning … President Trump pulls out of Syria, abandoning Kurdish allies and allowing Da’esh to gain a fresh foothold in the region … impeachment proceedings against President Trump begin, with evidence presented of bribery and obstruction of justice.