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22 Pop Culture Moments From January 2008 That'll Make You Say, "OMG, Can't Believe It's Been 10 Years!"

This is how the new year started a decade ago!

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1. Flo Rida and T-Pain had the No. 1 song in the country with "Low."

2. Alicia Key's As I Am and Radiohead's In Rainbows were among the No. 1 albums that dropped that month.

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3. Breaking Bad made its debut on AMC.


4. I Love New York ended after two seasons.

5. Rihanna was featured in a "Got Milk?" ad.

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6. Heath Ledger died of an accidental drug overdose at age 28.

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7. Amy Winehouse announced she was entering rehab after video of her allegedly smoking crack was posted by the U.K.'s The Sun.

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8. After having a scary and chaotic month, Britney Spears was placed into psychiatric care on January 31.

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9. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony were Jasmine and Aladdin as part of the "Disney Dream Portrait Series" — which were shot by Annie Leibovitz.


10. Ellen DeGeneres celebrated her 50th birthday. And as part of the well wishes, a bunch of celebrities lip-synced the disco classic, "I Will Survive," in a video:

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11. A pregnant Halle Berry appeared on the cover of InStyle.


12. Christina Aguilera gave birth to her first child, son Max.

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13. The reunited Spice Girls attended Roberto Cavalli's fashion show in Milan. Cavalli had designed the costumes for their recent Return of the Spice Girls Tour.

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14. Oprah announced she was getting her own cable network, OWN.

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15. Gawker published the infamous Tom Cruise Scientology video.

16. Funny or Die had Jerry O'Connell play Cruise in a spoof the video.

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17. Disney released its first image of its newest princess, Tiana.

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18. Shia LaBeouf and Harrison Ford promoted their upcoming film, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, in Vanity Fair.

19. Cloverfield, Mad Money, and 27 Dresses were released in theaters.

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20. The new cast of the upcoming Star Trek movie — (the late) Anton Yelchin, Zachary Quinto, and Chris Pine — came out to support J.J. Abrams at the Cloverfield premiere.

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21. Miley Cyrus legally changed her name from Destiny Hope Cyrus to Miley Ray Cyrus.

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22. And finally, this is what the Jonas Brothers looked like:

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