The weekday report for the topics and people that are trending on
Yahoo! and across the Web for Thursday April 19, 2012.
Research by Search editor Liz Streng
Commemorations around the world marked the Jewish genocide during World War II. Tributes were also paid to two musicians who died—one from a long illness, the other sudden. On the nature front, a small creature made its public debut. Below, other news catching people's attention across the Web.
- Holocaust Remembrance Day: Israelis gathered to read names at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, and other tributes happened around the world to commemorate 6 million Jews killed during World War II. Related searches: yom hashoah
- Greg Ham: The 58-year-old Men at Work musician—who played the flute, saxophone, and keyboard—was found dead in his Melbourne home on Thursday. Lead singer Colin Hay issued a statement: "We played in a band and conquered the world together. I love him very much. He's a beautiful man. He's here