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    22 Things That Happened In April 2009 That’ll Make You Say “OMG, Can’t Believe All That Happened 10 Years Ago”

    It was a decade ago that Lady Gaga dominated the charts for a second time and Beyoncé landed her very first Vogue cover!

    1. Lady Gaga scored her second No. 1 hit with "Poker Face."

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    2. While the Black Eyed Peas began a long run atop the charts with "Boom Boom Pow."

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    3. Kings of Leon had the biggest alternative song in the country with "Use Somebody," and you really couldn't escape it.

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    4. Kelly Clarkson's All I Ever Wanted and Now That's What I Call Music! 30 were among the biggest-selling albums in the country.

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    5. Ellen Pompeo announced that she was pregnant with her first child.

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    6. While Sarah Jessica Parker announced that she and her husband, Matthew Broderick, were expecting twins via a surrogate.

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    7. Dev Patel's mom confirmed that he and Freida Pinto were indeed dating.

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    8. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt (remember them?) got married.

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    9. Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson broke up.

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    10. Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon were still Hollywood's cutest couple.

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    11. Beyoncé had a busy month: Not only was she just starting off her I Am... tour...

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    12. ...but she had a new movie out, Obsessed...

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    13. ...and she also landed her very first Vogue cover.

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    14. Robert Pattinson was riding the Twilight wave and appeared on the cover of GQ.

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    15. Legendary Golden Girls and Maude actor Bea Arthur died of cancer at age 86.

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    16. Kal Penn announced he'd be leaving the hit TV show House to go work for the Obama administration.

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    17. Lauren Conrad announced she'd be designing a juniors clothing line for Kohl's.

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    18. We learned that Evan Rachel Wood would join the cast of the much-anticipated second season of True Blood. (In all of our defense, we didn't know at the time what a mess Season 2 would be.)

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    19. Parks and Recreation made its debut...

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    20. ...while ER ended after 15 seasons (yup, it had been on since 1994!).

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    21. Hannah Montana: The Movie, Fast & Furious, and 17 Again were among the movies released in theaters.

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    22. And finally, the video of Susan Boyle singing "I Dreamed a Dream" for her audition for Britain's Got Talent became a worldwide viral sensation.

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