Seen elsewhere : hot on Wiki in 2009 / Telegraph

SOCIETY, TREND

Thanks Perez Hilton, I came across that article on the Telegraph Website, about the 50 most-viewed Wikipedia articles in 2009.
Below is the complete top. People mostly wiki countries, movies, celebrities, important political events, and sex of course.

1) Wiki (131,383 page hits per day)
2) The Beatles (111,896)
3) Michael Jackson (79,734)
4) Favicon.ico (78,077)
5) YouTube (72,318)
6) Wikipedia (52,542)
7) Barack Obama (49,401)
8 ) Deaths in 2009 (48,758)
9) United States (46,545)
10) Facebook (42,679)
11) Current events portal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Current_events] (40,962)
12) World War II (29,736)
13) Twitter (28,511)
14) Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (28,395)
15) Slumdog Millionaire (26,755)
16) Lil Wayne (26,210)
17) Adolf Hitler (25,481)
18) India (25,380)
19) Transformers 2 (24,842)
20) Scrubs (TV series) (24,758)
21) Sex (24,754)
22) Rihanna (24,670)
23) United Kingdom (24,300)
24) Abraham Lincoln (23,743)
25) Heroes (TV series) (23,569)
26) Watchmen (film) (23,544)
27) Lady GaGa (23,376)
28) Star Trek (film) (22,990)
29) 2009 Swine Flu outbreak (22,968)
30) Featured content portal (22,829)
31) Megan Fox (22,573)
32) Naruto (22,573)
33) Australia (22,544)
34) Canada (22,437)
35) World War I (22,307)
36) Vagina (22,295)
37) List of House episodes (21,950)
38) Japan (21,797)
39) Martin Luther King Jr (21,786)
40) Miley Cyrus (21,724)
41) Robert Pattinson (21,515)
42) Deadpool (comics) (21,264)
43) Twilight (2008 film) (21,158)
44) Windows 7 (21,018)
45) House (TV series) (20,882)
46) Terminator Salvation (20,743)
47) Kristen Stewart (20,538)
48) Internet Movie Database (20,422)
49) 2012 (20,347)
50) X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Complete article here.

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