Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars when Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
After more than 70 years as monarch, Queen Elizabeth II passed away, bringing about significant changes for the U.K.
The world was compelled to watch as Johnny Depp and Amber Heard squared off in a nasty defamation lawsuit.
Kim Kardashian made headlines for her Met Gala outfit as well as an unexpected romance.
Matthew McConaughey gave a heartfelt speech on guns.
Tom Cruise and Kate Bush made a comeback.