Google has gotten a bit carried away with their Google Doodles lately celebrating everything from the 50th anniversary of the first man in space to Harry Houdini’s 137th birthday to the 119th anniversary of the ice cream sundae. Critics blame Bing’s image of the day for the reason Google has gotten so Doodle-happy lately.
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the wedding of Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton. It features a horse-drawn carriage heading away from Westminster Abbey to a castle off in the distance.
Clicking on the image takes you to a search for “Royal Wedding” though it isn’t in the Top 10 currently for Google Hot Trends. A snapshot of the Top 10 reads:
1. Queen Elizabeth
2. Prince Charles
3. Kate Middleton wedding dress
4. Princess Diana
6. Prince Harry
9. Prince of Wales
10. Westminster Abbey
(#5, #7, and #8 are unrelated to the Royal Wedding and were left off the list here.)
If I were a lesser man, I’d make a joke about the I’m Feeling Lucky button on Google.com. If I were a lesser man… *snicker*
YouTube also got in on the fun with this logo and broadcasting (and re-broadcasting) live coverage from BBC on TheRoyalChannel YouTube channel.