Obama, Ledger Top CNN.com Most Read List

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CNN.com has released its Top 10 most read stories of 2008. Number one, no surprise, is related to Barack Obama’s election night speech. But you may be surprised to see what else made the list — including bigfoot. Several of the stories were notable crimes of 2008: the murder of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew and the Caylee Anthony discovery and Eliot Spitzer’s ‘escort’ Ashley Dupre.

The full list including page views, after the jump…


1. Obama: ‘This is your victory’ – Nov. 5 – 4.8 million page views
2. Actor Heath Ledger dies at 28 — Sept. 22 – 4.4 million page views
3. Cops: Why we think skull is Caylee’s – Dec. 12 – 3.9 million page views
4. Hurricane Ike – Sept. 12 – 3.7 million page views
5. Economic Stimulus – Jan. 24 – 3.6 million page views
6. Body in SUV is Hudson’s nephew, FBI says – Oct. 27 – 3.5 million page views
7. Spitzer’s escort: ‘I love who I am’ -March 13 – 3.4 million page views
8. Body proves Bigfoot no myth, hunters say – Aug. 15 – 3.3 million page views
9. Palin’s ‘going rogue,’ McCain aide says – Oct. 26 – 3.2 million page views
10. Some remains found in Fossett plane wreckage – Oct. 3 – 3.1 million page views

(Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst)