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The steroid suspension for this tennis star began:January 1
This 'Space Oddity' died at age 69:January 10
This 'Harry Potter' and 'Die Hard' actor died at age 69:January 14
This Eagles singer dies at age 67:January 18
This birth defect disease outbreak is announced:January 28
This man retires from the NFL, but still appears in many commercials:February 7
After this man's death, Congress refused to elect a new Supreme Court justice:February 13
This 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author died at age 89: February 19
This actor finally wins an Oscar, ending all memes:February 28
This former US First Lady dies at age 94:March 6
This singer with the same name as his father, dies at age 72:March 16
This city experienced a coordinated terrorist attack:March 22
This FOX reality show airs its final episode:April 7
This Los Angeles Laker retired after 20 years:April 13
This 'Purple Rain' singer died at age 57:April 21
This San Antonio Spur plays his final game after 19 years:May 12
EgyptAir 904 crashes in this sea:May 19
This gorilla was killed in Cincinnati:May 28
This greatest boxer died at age 74:June 3
This Mr. Hockey died at age 88:June 10
This Florida city experienced the largest mass shooting in history:June 12
This musical wins almost every Tony award, breaking the nomination record:June 12
This team wins the NBA Finals, bringing the first championship to the city in 52 years:June 19
This British Referendum to leave the EU was held:June 23
This college basketball coach dies at age 64:June 28
A terrorist attack occurs at Ataturk airport in this city:June 28
This 'Night' author died at age 87:July 2
This NBA player abandons Oklahoma City to play for a championship:July 4
This game / app was released causing many car accidents:July 6
This man steps down as British PM following the referendum vote:July 13
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A terrorist attach occurred in this French city:July 14
This city holds the Summer Olympics despite many health and safety issues:August 5-21
This US swimmer lies about being robbed:August 14
This tech giant released a very 'explosive' phone:August 19
This Mel Brooks and Willy Wonka actor died at age 83:August 29
This Brazilian president is impeached:August 31
This golfer and drink inventor died at age 87:September 10
US Congress heard the case regarding a price hike for this drug/device:September 15
This celebrity power couple filed for divorce:September 15
A bomb goes off in this Manhattan neighborhood:September 17
The CEO of this bank testified before congress for fraud:September 20
This Miami Marlins pitcher dies at age 24:September 25
This Hurricane destroyed parts of the Caribbean and Florida:Sep 28-Oct 10
This long time Dodgers broadcaster retires after 67 years:October 2
This great Red Sox retires from the MLB:October 10
Twitter announces that it will be shutting down this social media app:October 27
This MLB team wins the world series, ending the greatest drought and curse in sports:November 2
This 'Hallelujah' singer died at age 82:November 7
Mass protests erupted after this man was elected the 45th US President:November 8
This Brady Bunch mom dies at age 82:November 25
This country votes NO on a constitutional referendum:December 4
This Growing Pains actor dies at age 69:December 14
This internet giant announced they were the victim of a 1 Billion user hack:December 14
This colorful ESPN sportscaster dies at age 65:December 15
A terrorist attack occurred at the Christmas Market in this German city:December 19
This Wham! singer dies at age 53:December 25
This Star Wars actress dies at age 60:December 27
This comedian dies a day after her daughter at age 84:December 28
This ongoing water crisis continued in Michigan:Ongoing
A refugee crisis continues in this country:Ongoing

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