Things to know for Monday

Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for July 8, 2013.

Andy Murray's Wimbledon win had far more interest than usual for a Sunday topic, while associated searches also did well on Google. Meanwhile, the search engine was itself a trending topic on Twitter as users discussed today's Roswell-themed doodle. Also popular on Twitter were France -- probably because of the Tour -- and its morning greeting of "Bonjour!"



Andy Murray, Kim Sears, Wimbledon
Trending on: Google, Twitter
As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936.,0,2251237.story

Trending on: Twitter
Chris Froome survived a brutal early onslaught from his Tour de France rivals to retain the yellow jersey after an epic ninth stage won by Ireland's Dan Martin on Sunday.,0,4216158.story

Monica Wright
Trending on: Google
Kevin Durant will be a married man soon. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar recently proposed to his girlfriend, Monica Wright, a guard who plays for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx, and she accepted, she confirmed after the Lynx’ Sunday win over the Phoenix Mercury.

Golden Corral
Trending on: Reddit
A Golden Corral video from Florida shows a restaurant hiding trays of food — including raw meat — next to a dumpster to avoid being seen by a health inspector. The whistleblowing employee who recorded the video said the food would later be served to customers.

Trending on: Twitter
Google has created an interactive Google Doodle to mark the 66th anniversary of the Roswell incident that UFO enthusiasts claim was an alien spaceship visiting Earth.

John Kerry
Trending on: Google
Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, became ill Sunday and was taken by ambulance to a Massachusetts hospital.

DIY Bullets
Trending on: Digg
Gun stores around the country have had difficulty keeping up with demand for ammunition in recent months. Fears of government tightening of gun and ammunition controls have meant that retailers, from Wal-Mart to mom-and-pop gun shops, haven't been able to keep bullets on the shelves.


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