The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton held back in April, 2011 has been named as the ‘fastest-rising' event searched by Google users in the UK this year.
According to the lists on Google's latest "Zeitgeist," the royal wedding, the latest installment in the Twilight movie series, a briefly-wedded celeb and a television series were at the top of the lists of fastest-rising search items in the UK.
The royal wedding earned the top spot beating out the iPhone 5 in the annual survey to see which things kept the majority of people occupied. Interestingly, the Apple iPhone 5 was just a rumour and not an actual product.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, placed 8th on the list of most searched "fastest rising" people. In this category, 34 year old Ryan Dunn, face of the US TV show Jackass who died in a car accident, topped the list.
Kim Kardashian's wedding and now divorce topped the lists of most searched celebrity in UK followed by Victoria Beckham and Emma Watson.
There are multiple categories and criterion for listing top ten most searched items on Google, as reported by The Guardian.