Current Google Insights trends: Stephen Gately, Nobel Peace Prize, Boyzone
Searches for the name of Irish pop singer Stephen Gately continue to top Google's list of growing search terms on October 14.
Boyzone singer Stephen Gately was just 33 years old when he passed away on October 10. According to an October 14 article in the UK's Telegraph, post mortem results revealed that the singer "died of natural causes".
Margaret Gately, Stephen Gately's mother, believes that her son's premature death was due to an undiagnosed heart condition. British tabloid, The Mirror reported that Margaret Gately told her lawyer, "As soon as I heard he had died I knew it was a heart problem."
A funeral for the Boyzone singer will be held on Saturday October 17 in Dublin.
President Barack Obama became the Nobel Peace Prize laureate on October 9 "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples".
Searches for the Nobel Peace Prize have risen during the last week as people head to the World Wide Web to find out more information about the Nobel Peace Prize, who was named and why.
The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide within the last seven days as measured by Google Insights, recorded on October 14 at 8:30 AM GMT are:
1. stephen gately (Breakout*)
2. nobel peace prize (Breakout*)
3. boyzone (+4,950%)
4. paranormal activity (+350%)
5. nasa (+350%)
6. ???? (+190%) (Japanese for "Typhoon")
7. dnf1100 (+170%)
8. ???? (+50%) (Chinese for "Sky")
9. x factor (+50%)
10. mlb (+40%)
*Breakout defines a search term that has experienced a change in growth greater than 5000 percent
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