While February is a short month, a lot happened in the world. From music to movies, United State’s government to international incidents, and some award shows mixed in, this past month has been huge. First off, a replay of February.
In entertainment, Ariana Grande smashed the Billboard music charts with her album Thank U, Next. She became the first artist since the Beetles to have the number one, two, and three spot on the chart. Another thing that happened was the Jonas Brothers dropped their single Sucker. This was a surprise to fans as they announced the song the day that it was released. There is also a music video to go with it. Shallow, with Bradley Copper and Lady Gaga, from the movie A Star is Born, took award show after award show for best song in a movie. At the Oscars, Green Book took home best picture. Along with movies that have previously come out, there were new movies that hit theaters as well. Such movies include Isn’t it Romantic; How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World; Fighting with my Family; and Happy Death Day 2U.
In sports, the Super Bowl was a record breaker. This game created the lowest points for both teams ever scored. Additionally, it featured the largest age difference between coaches as well as quarterbacks. In the end, the Patriots won another Super Bowl. The half time show was preformed by Maroon 5.
While there were many happy things in February, the world also lost a few people in February and the first week of March. Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale star, passed on March 4th, 2019 due to complications from a stroke. Peter Toke, member of the band the Monkees, passed on February 21st, 2019. Chanel’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld died at the age of 85 on February 19th.
In politics, President Trump avoided another government shutdown. Trump also met with the leader of North Korea, but there was no compromise reached at this meeting. Additionally, regarding the boarder wall. President Trump spoke saying that he would declare a national emergency. Former lawyer of President Trump, Michael Cohen, testified before congress about the President. Cohen said that Trump is racist and made various other claims against Trump.
With February at a close, March begins!