Top news for year 2019

Date Headline Description
January 1, 2019 Brazil's new president takes office Jair Bolsonaro is sworn in as Brazil's new president, promising to tackle corruption and crime.
March 15, 2019 New Zealand mosque shootings At least 50 people are killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attacker is a white supremacist who livestreamed the attack on social media.
April 15, 2019 Notre Dame Cathedral fire A fire breaks out at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, causing significant damage to the historic landmark.
May 19, 2019 Game of Thrones series finale The popular HBO series Game of Thrones airs its final episode, sparking controversy among fans.
June 12, 2019 Women's World Cup begins The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in France, with the United States ultimately winning the tournament.
July 4, 2019 Earthquake in California A 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Southern California, causing damage and injuries.
August 3, 2019 Mass shooting in El Paso, Texas A gunman opens fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more. The attack is motivated by white supremacist beliefs.
September 20, 2019 Global climate strikes Millions of people around the world participate in a series of climate strikes, calling for action on climate change.
October 27, 2019 Deadly synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh A gunman opens fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, killing 11 people and injuring several others.
November 13, 2019 Impeachment hearings begin The House of Representatives begins public impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump, alleging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Movies of the year

Movie Title Director Genre Release Date
Avengers: Endgame Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi April 26, 2019
Joker Todd Phillips Crime, Drama, Thriller October 4, 2019
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Quentin Tarantino Comedy, Drama July 26, 2019
Parasite Bong Joon-ho Comedy, Drama, Thriller May 30, 2019
The Irishman Martin Scorsese Biography, Crime, Drama November 1, 2019
Marriage Story Noah Baumbach Drama, Romance November 6, 2019
1917 Sam Mendes Drama, War December 25, 2019
Little Women Greta Gerwig Drama, Romance December 25, 2019
Knives Out Rian Johnson Comedy, Crime, Drama November 27, 2019
Ford v Ferrari James Mangold Action, Biography, Drama November 15, 2019

2019 was a great year for movies, with many critically acclaimed films released. Some of the best movies of the year include:

  • Avengers: Endgame - the epic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga.
  • Joker - a dark and gritty origin story for the iconic Batman villain.
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Quentin Tarantino's love letter to 1960s Hollywood.
  • Parasite - a South Korean film about a poor family who infiltrates a wealthy household.
  • The Irishman - Martin Scorsese's epic crime drama about a hitman who reflects on his life.
  • Marriage Story - a heart-wrenching drama about a couple going through a divorce.
  • 1917 - a World War I film shot to look like one continuous take.
  • Little Women - a modern retelling of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.
  • Knives Out - a murder mystery with an all-star cast.
  • Ford v Ferrari - a thrilling biopic about the rivalry between Ford and Ferrari in the 1960s.

Oscar award winner of year

Award Winner Description
Best Picture Green Book Story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
Best Director Alfonso Cuar�n For the film "Roma", a semi-autobiographical take on his upbringing in Mexico City.
Best Actor Rami Malek For his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody".
Best Actress Olivia Colman For her role as Queen Anne in the historical comedy-drama "The Favourite".
Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali For his role as Don Shirley in "Green Book".
Best Supporting Actress Regina King For her role as Sharon Rivers in the drama "If Beale Street Could Talk".
Best Original Screenplay Green Book Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, and Peter Farrelly.
Best Adapted Screenplay BlacKkKlansman Written by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, and Spike Lee.
Best Animated Feature Film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse American computer-animated superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales / Spider-Man.
Best Documentary Feature Free Solo A documentary film about rock climber Alex Honnold and his quest to perform a free solo climb of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
Best International Feature Film Roma A Mexican drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuar�n.
Best Original Score Black Panther Composed by Ludwig G�ransson.
Best Original Song "Shallow" from A Star is Born Written by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt.
Best Visual Effects First Man For its realistic portrayal of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.