48 Weeks Ago From Today: A Look Back


It’s hard to believe that 48 weeks have already passed since this time last year. So much has happened in the world since then, both good and bad. In this article, we will take a look back at some of the major events that took place 48 weeks ago from today.


48 weeks ago, the world was watching as the United States held its presidential election. After a long and often contentious campaign, Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. His victory shocked many, and sparked protests across the country.

Meanwhile, in Europe, the Brexit negotiations were still ongoing. 48 weeks ago, the UK and EU were still trying to hammer out a deal that would allow the UK to leave the union while minimizing the economic damage. It was a tense time for both sides.


48 weeks ago, the world lost one of its greatest musicians. David Bowie passed away on January 10th, 2016, leaving behind a legacy that will last for generations. His music continues to inspire and influence artists around the world.

On a lighter note, 48 weeks ago saw the release of the highly anticipated movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The film was a huge success, and fans around the world rejoiced at the return of their favorite sci-fi franchise.


48 weeks ago, the world was buzzing about the release of the iPhone 7. Apple’s latest smartphone was met with mixed reviews, but it still managed to sell millions of units in its first few weeks on the market.

In other tech news, 48 weeks ago saw the rise of virtual reality. Companies like Oculus and HTC released VR headsets that promised to transport users to another world. While the technology is still in its infancy, it’s clear that VR is here to stay.


48 weeks ago, the world was gearing up for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes from around the world were training hard, and fans were eagerly anticipating the start of the games. The Olympics proved to be a huge success, with athletes breaking records and inspiring millions.

Closer to home, 48 weeks ago saw the start of the NFL season. Fans across the United States were cheering on their favorite teams, and players were putting their bodies on the line every Sunday.


As we look back on the events of 48 weeks ago, it’s clear that the world is constantly changing. Some things stay the same, but others evolve and adapt to new circumstances. It will be fascinating to see what the next 48 weeks bring, and how our world will continue to change and grow.