The Olympics will be in Tokyo this summer for the first time since 1964. It will be the 4th olympics Japan has hosted. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is expected to make history being the most gender equal Olympics having 48.2% female athletes. With four new sports added to the mix, surfing, karate, skateboarding, and sport climbing, this will be one of the most exciting Olympics in history.
Lots of new movies are being released, setting up 2020 to astonish the motion picture industry. Many long awaited sequels have or will be on the big screen in 2020 such as, A Quiet Place Part 2, Legally Blonde 3, and Bad Boys For Life, the third Bad Boys movie. Disney is releasing a live action version of Mulan in March 2020. Some new movies coming out are Marvel’s Black Widow, Candyman, The Woman in the Window, and Jungle Cruise.
New and Improved Apple Products
Source: Business Insider
Apple usually releases something at least once a year, but 2020 will be when Apple makes history. Three new phones will be on the market in 2020: iPhone 12 and 12 pro, and a new version of the iPhone SE. The new phones will be the first ever Apple 5G phones and in addition, there will be 3D cameras. The new iPad Pro will also launch in 2020 with a 3D camera. The new Apple Watch will probably also be released alongside the new iPhones. It will now able to track your sleeping patterns, not to mention a faster processor speed and better water resistance.
U.S Presidential Election
Source: NBC News
America will start the new decade with the election of its 46th President or the second term of our 45th president, Donald Trump’s second term. So far, there are much more Democractic candidates running than Republicans with 13 Democrats versus 3 Republicans. Some of the Democractic candidates include former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusets senator Elizabeth Warren, entrepreneur of Venture America Andrew Yang, and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders who was a candidate in the 2016 election. The Republican candidates include, current president Donald Trump, Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, and former US Representative from Illinois Joe Walsh.
Source: Natural History Museum
To make 2020 even more special, it’s a leap year!