Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today -June 12
KOT Celebrates Margaret Ogola’s 60th Birthday
Kenyans have joined hands in celebrating renowned author Margaret Ogola’s would be 60th birthday. Ogola, famously known for her novel, ‘The River and the Source’ passed on in September, 2011.Google also joined in by commemorating her birthday with a doodle.
— Elsie Oyoo (@ElsieOyoo) June 12, 2019
“It is for us men to wash away our painful confusion with tears and then to carry on, perhaps there might be some meaning in it all that only glimmers like firefly in a dark night.” – The River and the Source.
Margaret Ogola’s 60th Birthday! #GoogleDoodlehttps://t.co/mNcbaHmpKV
— Oliver Mathenge (@OliverMathenge) June 12, 2019
Happy to celebrate Kenyan award-winning author, activist and doctor, the late Dr Margaret Ogola, author of The River and the Source. Which is your favourite quote from the book? #RememberingMargaretOgola #GoogleDoodle pic.twitter.com/jOpphTCkLZ
— Google in Africa (@googleafrica) June 12, 2019
‘Frozen 2’ Trailer Released
Disney has released the full length trailer for ‘Frozen 2’. The film’s 2013 predecessor was highly acclaimed raking in more than $1.27 billion at the worldwide box office. Frozen 2 hits theaters on November 22.
— Disney’s Frozen 2 (@DisneyFrozen) June 11, 2019
I can’t believe Disney didn’t call it “2 Frozen 2 Flurrious.”
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) June 12, 2019
Me @ the opening moments of the #Frozen2 trailer:
GET FURTHER SOUTH ELSA,
MOANA CAN HELP YOUR WHOLE WATER SITUATIOOON
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) June 11, 2019
Vin Diesel’s Puns Take Twitter into a Rhyming Frenzy
Twitter users created puns of Vin Diesel’s name as they reimagined him playing different roles and/or reacting to certain situations. Netizens had so much fun Diesel basically became a viral name game.
Vin Diesel smirking, knowingly: Grin Diesel https://t.co/65zKVJn1Ka
— the little lad (@penis_hernandez) June 11, 2019
Vin Diesel hasn’t eaten in days: Slim Diesel
— 🏁 TURBO DADDY 🏁 (@themkidsdaddy) June 10, 2019
Vin Diesel as the minister of Engery in SA:
Bring Diesel https://t.co/Ek76KRu3Yp
— Shazi (@NkosinathiShazi) June 11, 2019
Katy Perry and Taylor Swift End Feud with Cookies
Long time music rivals Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have finally declared peace with cookies! On Tuesday, Perry posted a photo of chocolate chip cookies written ‘Peace at last’ in red icing which Taylor Swift allegedly delivered to her. She further captioned the photo, ‘feels good @taylorswift’.
— billboard (@billboard) June 12, 2019
feels good 🧡 taylorswift @ Let’s Be Friends https://t.co/OMUtFU1ybr
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) June 11, 2019
— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) June 12, 2019
‘Jurassic Park’ Celebrates 26 Years
26 years ago today, ‘Jurassic Park’ hit theatres worldwide. The blockbuster film was a defining film in the 90s and earned over $1 Billion in box office sales. ‘Jurassic Park’ has since spawned numerous sequels including ‘Jurassic World’.
— Jurassic World (@JurassicWorld) June 11, 2019
— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) June 11, 2019
Today in 1993: ‘Jurassic Park’ hits theaters — “this jaw-dropping, palm-sweating, eye-popping entertainment will become the Blockbustersaurus rex, the king of all blockbusters” https://t.co/tTA45XrV0M pic.twitter.com/deNdSO7877
— Hollywood Reporter Archives (@THRArchives) June 11, 2019