From Harry Truman to Rock-and-roller cola wars - mapping every line of Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire"

Tom Lum, game designer and creator of “weird web things”, used the Wikipedia API to chart every line from the lyrics to Billy Joel’s 1989 pop rock hit, “We Didn’t Start the Fire”. The interactive data visualization allows you to see the popularity of subjects mentioned in the song by Wikipedia page view.

https://www.tomlum.com/remember-the-fire

I love the re-use of Wikimedia information like this. Do you have any favorites to share?

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