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    Posted on Jun 2, 2018

    21 Pop Culture Moments That You Might Have Forgotten Happened In June 2008

    It was a decade ago that we were all listening to "Lollipop" on our iPods and DVR'ing Camp Rock.

    1. Lil' Wayne continued to top the charts with his first No. 1 hit, "Lollipop."

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    2. Coldplay also went No. 1 with their single, "Viva La Vida." It marked the first time that a British group reached the top of the Hot 100 since 1997, when the Spice Girls reached it with "Wannabe."

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    3. Lil' Wayne's Tha Carter III (which debuted at No. 1) and Usher's Here I Stand were among the top-selling albums that month.

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    4. Rumors began to circulate that Madonna and Guy Ritchie were headed for divorce after seven years of marriage.

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    5. Kings of Leon, Jay-Z, Amy Winehouse, and The Verve were among the headliners at Glastonbury.

    6. Gyllenspoon was still going strong!

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    7. Lin-Manuel Miranda won his very first Tony Award (Best Original Score for In the Heights) and gave a memorable acceptance speech.

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    8. Betty White, Bea Arthur, and Rue McClanahan were on hand to receive the TV Land Pop Culture Award for The Golden Girls.

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    9. The Pussycat Dolls dropped the music video for their single, "When I Grow Up." Although Britney Spears' cameo in the video was cut from the final video.

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    10. Rihanna and Taylor Swift both stopped by TRL.

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    11. Dwayne Johnson announced he was officially dropping "The Rock" from his name.

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    12. Ground-breaking comedian George Carlin and legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent both died.

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    13. Michelle and Barack Obama appeared on the cover of Us Weekly.

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    14. Camp Rock premiered on the Disney Channel.

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    15. Neil Patrick Harris became the new spokesperson for Old Spice and appeared in a series of hilarious commercials:

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    16. It was announced that Whitney Port was getting her own The Hills spin-off.

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    17. Jason Mraz posted a thirst trap photo on his Myspace.

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    18. David Beckham officially unveiled his Emporio Armani Underwear campaign.

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    19. Mike Myers hosted the 17th annual MTV Movie Awards...

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    20. ...where Transformers won Best Movie.

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    21. And finally, Kung Fu Panda and WALL-E were both released into theaters.

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