Top news for year 2017

Date Headline
January 20, 2017 Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States
March 22, 2017 A terrorist attack in London kills 5 people and injures 50 others
April 6, 2017 The United States launches a missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical attack
May 22, 2017 A suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England kills 22 people and injures over 500 others
June 8, 2017 The United Kingdom holds a general election, resulting in a hung parliament
June 14, 2017 A fire at Grenfell Tower in London kills 72 people and injures many others
July 7, 2017 The United Nations adopts a treaty banning nuclear weapons
August 12, 2017 A white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent, resulting in the death of a counter-protester
September 19, 2017 A powerful earthquake strikes Mexico, killing over 300 people and injuring thousands more
October 1, 2017 A gunman opens fire on a crowd at a music festival in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring over 500 others
October 27, 2017 Catalonia declares independence from Spain, leading to a political crisis
November 5, 2017 A gunman opens fire on a church in Texas, killing 26 people and injuring 20 others
November 15, 2017 Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigns after 37 years in power
December 6, 2017 President Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, sparking protests and condemnation from around the world
December 14, 2017 The Federal Communications Commission votes to repeal net neutrality rules in the United States
December 22, 2017 President Trump signs a major tax overhaul into law, the largest in 30 years
December 23, 2017 A bus crash in Mexico kills 12 people and injures many others
December 28, 2017 Protests erupt in Iran over economic issues, leading to clashes with police and arrests
December 31, 2017 A gunman opens fire on a New Year's Eve party at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, killing 39 people and injuring dozens more

Movies of the year

Movie Title Director Genre Release Date
Get Out Jordan Peele Horror, Mystery, Thriller February 24, 2017
Dunkirk Christopher Nolan Action, Drama, History July 21, 2017
The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro Adventure, Drama, Fantasy December 1, 2017
Lady Bird Greta Gerwig Comedy, Drama November 3, 2017
Blade Runner 2049 Denis Villeneuve Action, Drama, Mystery October 6, 2017
The Big Sick Michael Showalter Comedy, Drama, Romance June 23, 2017
Logan James Mangold Action, Drama, Sci-Fi March 3, 2017
Baby Driver Edgar Wright Action, Crime, Music June 28, 2017
The Florida Project Sean Baker Drama October 6, 2017
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Martin McDonagh Comedy, Crime, Drama November 10, 2017
The Disaster Artist James Franco Biography, Comedy, Drama December 1, 2017
Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins Action, Adventure, Fantasy June 2, 2017
The Post Steven Spielberg Biography, Drama, History December 22, 2017
Call Me by Your Name Luca Guadagnino Drama, Romance November 24, 2017
The Beguiled Sofia Coppola Drama, Thriller, Western June 23, 2017
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Yorgos Lanthimos Drama, Horror, Mystery November 3, 2017
Wind River Taylor Sheridan Action, Crime, Mystery August 4, 2017
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Noah Baumbach Comedy, Drama October 13, 2017
Mudbound Dee Rees Drama November 17, 2017

Oscar award winner of year

Award Winner Description
Best Picture Moonlight Story of a young black man's struggle to find himself while growing up in Miami.
Best Director Damien Chazelle Directed La La Land, a musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who fall in love in Los Angeles.
Best Actor Casey Affleck Portrayed a man who becomes the legal guardian of his nephew after his brother's death in Manchester by the Sea.
Best Actress Emma Stone Played an aspiring actress who falls in love with a jazz pianist in La La Land.
Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali Played a drug dealer who becomes a father figure to a young boy in Moonlight.
Best Supporting Actress Viola Davis Portrayed the wife of a garbage collector who aspires to be a professional baseball player in Fences.
Best Original Screenplay Manchester by the Sea Written by Kenneth Lonergan, the film tells the story of a man who becomes the legal guardian of his nephew after his brother's death.
Best Adapted Screenplay Moonlight Based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the film tells the story of a young black man's struggle to find himself while growing up in Miami.
Best Animated Feature Zootopia A comedy-adventure about a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox who must work together to uncover a conspiracy in a city of anthropomorphic animals.
Best Foreign Language Film The Salesman A drama about a couple whose relationship is tested after they move into a new apartment in Tehran.