Hundreds of thousands of people living in the areas hit by the Boxing Day tsunami disaster started trying to rebuild their homes and businesses.
Many children were killed and others were left orphaned by the tsunami which hit the coastlines of Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Maldives amongst others.
People across the world stood in silence for three minutes to remember the victims of the tsunami.
Hollywood stars teamed up for a special TV fundraiser to raise money for the tsunami. Celebs such as Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Renee Zellweger answered phones to members of the public who wanted to donate money.
Prince Harry and William helped out with the tsunami relief. Harry also apologised this month after going to a fancy dress party wearing Nazi uniform.
Heavy rain and winds caused problems in the UK, with flooding particularly bad in Cumbria.
Busted bust! The pop trio split up after Charlie Simpson left the group to concentrate on his own band Fightstar.
George W Bush was sworn in for his second term as President of the USA.
He's the king! Elvis Presley topped the UK chart and became the 1000th number one seller since the charts began more than 50 years ago in 1952.
The 60th anniversary of the day when soldiers freed prisoners from Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp in Poland, was marked.
MP Peter Luff complained that children's show Dick and Dom In Da Bungalow was too gross with too many jokes about lavatories!