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Top 10 People Searches – November 2011

Written by December 2, 2011

Goodbye November, hello December! Thanksgiving is over, but the holidays are in full swing. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also that time where you get to find out the top 10 people searches! Find out who made the list below.

10. Jennifer Lopez – JLo has been busy driving Fiats, dating, and preparing for a greatest hits album, but remember – she’s still Jenny from the block.

9. Jose Pimentel – Jose Pimentel was arrested on November 20, 2011 by the New York City Police Department for allegedly plotting to bomb New York City. You can read more about the case here.

8. Miley Cyrus – Miley recently celebrated her 19th birthday, Happy Birthday! The party included a unicorn and Bob Marley cake – far out.

7. Kim Kardashian – Kim may not be number one on our list, but the question “Was Kim Kardashian’s wedding fake?” came out at number one on Ask.com’s list of most popular topics for 2011.

6. John Pike – John Pike is the police officer who pepper-sprayed a row of Occupy protesters at UC Davis a few weeks ago. The incident has become an internet meme and has a Tumblr page devoted to the photoshopped images.

Spokeo John Pike

5. Shawn Perry – Shawn Perry was the 39-year-old pilot whose commuter plane crashed into the Superstition Mountains the day before Thanksgiving. You can learn more about the incident here.

4. Silvio Berlusconi – Berlusconi announced his resignation. He is the longest-serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy.

3. Barack Obama – Our president is currently working on his re-election campaign, as well as the GOP bill and economy.

2. Selena Gomez – Selena recently attended the American Music Awards and donned a Giorgio Armani gown. She also accessorized with some Bieber, which pulled the whole look together.

Spokeo Selena Gomez

1. Justin Bieber – Bieber has reclaimed the number one spot! Not only is he the number one Spokeo people search, but he’s also the most searched person of the year on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. The Bieber Fever is alive and strong.

Posted in Inside Spokeo, People Search

Director of Public Relations & Community Initiatives

Vanessa joined Spokeo in 2012 and oversees all social media, media relations and community relations efforts for Spokeo. She is especially passionate about Spokeo programs focused on search and reunion and promoting STEM careers for women and children. During her free time, she enjoys writing, DIY home decor and crafts, and eating dessert!

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