Beyoncé released LemonadeVia Parkwood / ColumbiaLeo DiCaprio won his first Oscar for The RevenantVia 20th Century FoxDonald Trump was sworn in as presidentVia Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPokémon Go came outVia The Pokémon Company / Niantic
Trump was elected in November 2016 but sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017.
The RevenantVia 20th Century FoxThe Big ShortVia Paramount PicturesMad Max: Fury RoadVia Warner Bros. PicturesBridge of SpiesVia Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesSpotlightVia Open Road FilmsThe MartianVia 20th Century Fox
Spotlight won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"Via RCATaylor Swift, "Blank Space"Via Big Machine / RepublicAdele, "Hello"Via XLBeyoncé, "Formation"Via Parkwood / Columbia
"Uptown Funk" beat out "Blank Space" at the 2016 Grammys. "Hello" and "Formation" were 2017 Grammy nominees.
Sense8Master of None13 Reasons WhyStranger ThingsVia Netflix
The other shows premiered in either 2015 or 2017.
Katy PerryVia CapitolLady GagaVia InterscopeColdplayVia ParlophoneBeyoncéVia Parkwood / Columbia
Coldplay headlined the show, which also featured Beyoncé. Katy Perry headlined in 2015, Gaga in 2017.
Drake (feat. Wiz Kid, Kyla), "One Dance"Via OVO Sound / Cash Money / Young MoneyCalvin Harris (feat. Rihanna), "This Is What You Came For"Via Westbury Road / ColumbiaThe Chainsmokers (feat. Daya), "Don’t Let Me Down"Via Disruptor / Columbia SonyBruno Mars, "24K Magic"Via Atlantic
"24K Magic" didn't come out until the fall.
Meryl Streep Singing/YellingVia TBSSalt BaeVia instagram.comConfused Math LadyVia Rede GloboWhite Guy BlinkingVia GiantBomb
Confused Math Lady set Twitter ablaze in 2016. The other memes are from 2017.
Twin PeaksVia ABCThe X-FilesVia FoxGilmore GirlsVia The WBFull HouseVia ABC
Twin Peaks returned to TV in 2017.
The Good DinosaurInside OutMoanaBeauty and the BeastVia Disney
"Moana" came out in 2016; "The Good Dinosaur" and "Inside Out" came out in 2015; and "Beauty and the Beast" came out in 2017.