Every year in December,Google announces the most popular searches over the past year as a way for people to look back and see what major things and events had the biggest impact on the world.
The list includes people, terms, events and places that attracted attention of people from all around the globe in 2017 and according to Google, Croats mostly browsed terms such DIP (State Electoral Commission of the Republic of Croatia), Despacito and Wimbledon as well as Croatian parliamentary elections.
In the category of terms, the most popular in Croatia were Eurovision Song Contest, 2017 IHF World Men's Handball Championship, iPhone 8, Sudbina (Turkish TV series), EuroBasket 2017, Fidget spinner and Mother’s Day. In the category of events, the parliamentary elections as the most sought after term were followed by Wimbledon, Eurovision Song Contest, 2017 IHF World Men's Handball Championship, EuroBasket, the World Cup qualifier football match between Croatia and Greece, Špancirfest, local elections, the Oscars 2017 and Museum Night.
In the category of films, ‘’La La Land’’ topped the list as the most popular Google search among Croats. The musical was followed by ‘’Just like Heaven’’, ‘’Wonder Woman’’, ‘’Justice League’’, ‘’Blade Runner’’, ‘’Moonlight’’, ‘’Manchester by the sea’’, ‘’Blade Runner 2049’’, ‘’Pirates of the Caribbean’’, and ‘’Logan’’.