Wikipedia: most viewed pages and most popular articles


Wikipedia: most viewed pages and most popular articles

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The most viewed pages on Wikipedia in a one hour period, since January 1, 2010 (excluding duplicate entries and DOS attacks)

Rank Article Date (UTC) Views/hr Views/sec Notes

1 Whitney Houston 12 Feb 2012 1532302 425.6 Death of subject
2 Amy Winehouse 23 Jul 2011 1359091 377.5 Death of subject
3 Steve Jobs 6 Oct 2011 1063665 295.5 Death of subject
4 Madonna (entertainer) 6 Feb 2012 993062 275.9 Super Bowl halftime
5 Osama bin Laden 2 May 2011 862169 239.5 Death of subject
6 The Who 7 Feb 2010 567905 157.8 Super Bowl halftime
7 Ryan Dunn 20 Jun 2011 522301 145.1 Death of subject
8 Jodie Foster 14 Jan 2013 451270 125.4 Golden Globes speech

The most popular articles on Wikipedia (2010–2012)

Rank Article
1 Wiki
2 Facebook
3 United States
4 YouTube
5 Google
6 Justin Bieber
7 Glee (TV series)
8 Sex
9 Wikipedia
10 Lady Gaga
11 Eminem
12 How I Met Your Mother
13 United Kingdom
14 The Big Bang Theory
15 India
16 World War II