What do Victoria Pendleton, the iPad 3, Skyfall and Gangnam Style have in common? They are all featured in this year's Google Zeitgeist list for 2012 for the year's hottest search terms.
Gagnam Style was always a likely inclusion given that Psy's Korean super hit went viral in a big way, even managing to overhaul Bieber at the top of the YouTube watch list,
Interestingly Euro 2012 managed to outperform the 2012 Olympics, while Andy Murray's one-two punch of Olympic gold and a Grand Slam victory made him the most popular Olympian.
The falling star of the X-Factor means that its normal dominance is restricted to judges and a drop out – with Lucy Spraggan's songwriting skills gaining her an entry in the music list and Gary Barlow and Tulisa also making the people list
Kate Middleton made her normal entry into the trending searches list, and the gadget world's top ten entry was provided by iPad 3.
Other interesting entries include Netflix – which arrived in the UK and bagged itself an impressive 6th spot, whilst Whitney Houston was the top trending person following her death in 2012.
Trending Searches 2012
1. Euro 2012 2. Olympic tickets 3. Whitney Houston 4. Kate Middleton 5. April Jones 6. Netflix 7. Natwest online 8. ipad 3 9. Gary Barlow 10. Gangnam Style
1. Whitney Houston 2. Kate Middleton 3. Gary Barlow 4. Tulisa 5. Jessica Ennis 6. Fabrice Muamba 7. Michael Clarke Duncan 8. Morgan Freeman 9. Prince Harry 10. Usain Bolt
British Olympians Most searched
1. Andy murray 2. Tom daley 3. Jessica ennis 4. Mo farah 5. Victoria pendleton 6. Bradley wiggins 7. Chris hoy 8. Rebecca adlington 9. Laura trott 10. Louis smith
Global Olympians Most Searched 1. Usain Bolt 2. Michael Phelps 3. Roger Federer 4. Yohan Blake 5. Ryan Lochte 6. Venus Williams 7. Rafael Nadal 8. Novak Djokovic 9. Tyson Gay 10. Missy Franklin
Trending TV Shows
1. Mike the Knight 2. Homeland 3. TOWIE 4. The Jonathan Ross Show 5. Celebrity Big Brother 6. Sherlock 7. The Great British Bake Off 8. Game of Thrones 9. Big Bang Theory 10. How I Met Your Mother
1. Skyfall 2. Prometheus 3. The Hunger Games 4. Magic Mike 5. Taken 2 6. The Avengers 7. The Woman in Black 8. The Dictator 9. Sinister 10. The Devil Inside
Trending Music Artists
1. Lucy Spraggan 2. The Military Wives 3. Will.i.am 4. Emeli Sande 5. Psy 6. One Direction 7. The Spice Girls 8. Muse 9. Girls Aloud 10. Dizzee Rascal
1. Gangnam Style 2. Call Me Maybe 3. Blow Me One Last Kiss 4. Beneath Your Beautiful 5. The Official Olympic Song (Survival by Muse) 6. Skyfall 7. Somebody That I Used To Know 8. We Are Young 9. Too Close 10. 212