Missy Elliott Became The First Female Rapper Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Queen Latifah Introduced Her, Highlighting Her Impact On Music And Her Barrier-Breaking Role For Women In Hip-Hop. Afterward, Elliott Performed Iconic Hits Like “Get Ur Freak On,” & “Work It.” And Shared Her Gratitude & Reflections In Her Acceptance Speech.
Missy Elliott inducted into Rock and Roll hall of Fame
Simone Biles, Aged 26 And A 19-Time World Champion, Made History As The First Woman To Nail A Highly Challenging Vault, Yurchenko Double Pike, With A 6.4 Difficulty Score At The 2023 World Artistic Gymnastic Championships In Antwerp, Belgium, Following A Two-Year Hiatus Due To Mental Health Concerns. Her Team Is Favored To Win The Women’s Team Final.
Simone Biles makes history landing Yurchenko double pike
Spain Makes History By Winning Its First Women’s World Cup Title, In 2023, In A Final (1- 0) Against England. Yet, Their Path Was Marred By Year-Long Internal Conflicts Involving Players, Coach Jorge Vilda, Technical Staff, And The Soccer Federation. Key Player Boycotts Due To Disputes Highlight Off-Field Discord, Despite On-Field Success.
Spain wins Women's World Cup with 1-0 win over England
Heba Saadieh, 34, Is The First Palestinian, Male Or Female, To Officiate In A FIFA Women’s World Cup In 2023. She Honed Her Skills In Various Countries, Received International Recognition, And Became An Inspiration To Women, Like Yasmine Nairoukh, In Palestine And Beyond. Her Success Highlights The Progress Of Gender Inclusion In Sports.
Larry Fitzgerald Solidified His NFL Status As A Top Wide Receiver (WR) With An Unmatched Earning Of $182,490,000, After A 16-Year Career At Arizona Cardinals. This Earning Surpasses Julio Jones, The Second-Highest Paid WR, By $36,170,956. Calvin Johnson Is The Only Other WR To Exceed $100 M While Playing For A Single Team, Detroit Lions.
Taylor Swift‘s (TS) Eras Tour Is Projected To Become The Highest-Grossing Tour Of All Time, With An Estimated $1 B In Sales. The Tour Features, E.G., Elaborate Staging, And Over 40 Songs. The Top 3 Highest-Grossing Concert Tours Include Elton John ($853 M), Ed Sheeran ($776 M), And U2 ($736 M). Total Spending On TS Tour In 2023 Is ~$5 B.
Tiwa Savage Is The First & Only Nigerian Musician To Perform At The King Charles Coronation Concert On May 7, 2023, Joining A Lineup Of World-Renowned Entertainers. Her Acceptance Has Sparked Mixed Feelings, As Some See It As A Remarkable Achievement, While Others View It As An Affront Given The Colonial History Btw Nigeria And The Uk.
Argentine Goalkeeper, Leandro Requena, May Have Made History By Scoring A Uniquely Unexpected Goal During His Cobresal Side’s 3-1 Win Over Colo-Colo In Chile’s Top Soccer League. Leandro’s Goal, If Rectified By The Guinness World Records, Could Be The Longest Range (101m) Goal, Breaking The 96.01m Record Set By Tom King in 2021.
Michelle Yeoh, A Malaysian, Made History As The First Asian Woman To Win The Best Actress Award In The 95-Year History Of The Oscars. She Won, In Her First Ever Nomination, At The 2023 Oscars, For Her Performance In The Movie, “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” The Movie Also Made History As The First Science Fiction Film To Win Best Picture
'Everything Everywhere All at Once' wins 7 Oscars, including Best Picture
Zoe Saldaña, Age 44, Is Now The First Actor To Star In 4 Movies That Made Over $2 Billion At The Box Office. The Movies Are 1) 2023’s Avatar: The Way of Water; 2) 2009’s Avatar, 3) 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, and 4) 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. James Cameron Also Made History With 3 $2 Billion Movies: Movies 1 And 2 Above And 1997’s Titanic.
John Williams, At 90, Has Made History As The Oldest Person Nominated For An Oscar Award For His Score In “The Fabelmans.” If He Wins, At 91, He Would Become The Oldest Person To Have Won The Award. Mr. Williams Is The Living Person With The Most, 53, Oscar Nominations And The 2nd Most Nominated Person In Oscar History After Walt Disney.
Kylian Mbappé, A French Striker, Is The First French Man To Win The Golden Boot Since The Award Was Officially Introduced In 1982. Kylian Is Said To Have Won The Award After Scoring A Total of Eight Goals, In The 2022 FIFA World Cup, Compared To Lionel Messi‘s Seven Goals. Kylian Is Also Said To Be The Second Player To Score In A Back To Back Final.
Kylian Mbappé: BEST moments for France in the 2022 FIFA World Cup | FOX Soccer
Starr Andrews, Age 21, Has Become The First US Black Figure Skater To Win The International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix Medal At The Skate Canada International (SCI) Competition, Since The Series Began In 1995. Ms. Andrews Won A Silver Medal At The Competition, Which Took Place On Oct. 29th, 2022 In Mississauga, Ontario. Congrats!
Starr Andrews stuns with runner-up performance at Skate Canada | NBC Sports
Trevor Noah, A South African, A Standup Comedian, And The TV Host Of The Popular “The Daily Show,” Has Made History As The First African To Headline The White House Correspondent Dinner (WHCD) On 4/30/22. WHCD Is Organised By The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA), An Organisation Of Journalists That Cover The White House And The US President.
Trevor Noah COMPLETE REMARKS at 2022 White House Correspondents' Dinner (C-SPAN)
Troy Kotsur Is Now The First Deaf Actor To Be Nominated For An Oscar Award. Troy Made History With His Supporting Role In Sian Heder’s “Child Of Deaf Adults” (CODA). The Role Also Earned Kotsur 31 Nominations, Including A BAFTA, A Golden Globe, And The First Screen Actors Guild Nod For An Individual Deaf Male Actor.
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” Has Become The First And Only Movie Released In 2021 To Cross A Global Ticket Sale Of A Billion Dollars. And The Movie Achieved This Feat In Just Over A Week Since Its Dec. 17th, 2021 Release. The Movie Is Also Said To Be The Only Movie To Have Done This Since The Pandemic Began About 2 Years Ago.
Oriini Kaipara, A 38-Year-Old Māori Journalist At The “Newshub Live” Bulletin In New Zealand, Is Now The First Person With Traditional Facial Markings To Ever Host A Primetime News Program On National Television. Ms. Oriini, Previously Made History In 2019, At TVNZ, As The First Person With Māori Facial Markings To Present A Mainstream TV News Program.
Maori Woman With Face Tattoo Is 1st to Anchor Primetime News
Sesame Street, The 52-Year-Old Show, Has Added The First Asian American Muppet To Its Show. The Muppet, Called Ji-Young, A 7-Year-Old Korean American Who Loves Playing The Electric Guitar And Skateboarding, Will Usher In Rock Music, Asian Culture And Talk About Racism, Given The Surge In Racism And Violence Targeting Asians And Asian Americans.
Netflix, The World’s Largest Streaming Service, Has Officially Revealed The Squid Game As Their Biggest TV Series Launch Ever, Having Reached ~111 Million Fans. The Show Is Said To Have Surpassed The Previous Record Holder, British-Romance Series “Bridgerton,” Which Previously Set The Record After Being Watched 82 Million Times.
Regina King, The Oscar-Winning Actress, Has Made History As The First Black Female Director To Have Her First Directed Film, One Night in Miami, Premier In The Venice Film Festival In Its 88-Year-Long History. The Movie Is Said To Be A Fictional Take On A True Event That Occurred On Feb. 25, 1964, When Muhammad Ali Beat Sonny Liston.