2012 was hands down the most memorable year ever – and we have 100 reasons to prove it.
From NASA landing a one-ton rover on Mars to everyone doing the “Gangnam Style” dance, 2012 provided us with tons of moments that will never be forgotten.
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The captain of the Costa Concordia steered too close to shore so the ship's chief waiter could wave to his family, and this happened.
Both One Direction and The Wanted made their US debut in February, and they've dominated the airwaves since.
And we learned that her daughter Bobbi Kristina is dating Whitney's adopted son.
Kate Upton landed on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue and her curves got everyone talking.
'Kony 2012' was the favourite viral charity campaign of celebrities, but its filmmaker Jason Russell had a weird naked meltdown.
Pippa Middleton and her friend pointed a fake gun at paparazzi in Paris and Prince Harry got naked in Las Vegas.
Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison, and Egypt held its first democratic presidential elections.
Spain won Euro 2012, but everyone will remember the memes of shirtless Italian soccer player Mario Balotelli.
The Curiosity rover landed on Mars, and for the first time ever we were able to transmit a human voice to another planet.
Disney bought 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm for $4 billion and announced more Star Wars films are coming.
Hurricane Sandy left a trail of destruction all through the East Coast, and Lower Manhattan was nicknamed the Dark Zone after losing power for five days.
William and Kate announced they're expecting a baby, and a bad media prank on the Royals turned tragic.
Tragedy struck Newtown, CT as a gunman took the lives of 20 children and 6 adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary.
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