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    23 Pop Culture Moments That Happened In July 2009

    It was a decade ago that we got one of the final Harry Potter films and that The Black Eyed Peas were EVERYWHERE!

    1. After 12 weeks at No. 1 The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" was kicked off the top spot by another one of their songs, "I Gotta Feelin.'"

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    2. Linkin Park, meanwhile, had the biggest alternative song in the country with "New Divide."

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    3. The Jonas Brothers' Lines, Vines and Trying Times and The Black Eyed Peas' The E.N.D. were among the biggest-selling albums in the country.

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    4. Shakira dropped her bop-tastic "She Wolf" ⁠— launching a wave of parody videos on YouTube:

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    5. Lady Gaga had an iconic fashion moment when she wore an outfit made of Kermit the Frog stuffed animals on a German talk show.

    6. Kevin Jonas announced that he was engaged to his girlfriend, Danielle Deleasa.

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    7. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan got married in Malibu.

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    8. Kim Kardashian and NFL football player Reggie Bush announced they had broken-up after two years of dating.

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    9. Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo split after almost two years of dating and rumors began to swirl that Jessica's ex, John Mayer, was the reason behind the break-up.

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    10. Rashida Jones began dating Jon Favreau, a speechwriter for President Obama (and current co-host of Pod Save America)..

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    11. Sarah Palin resigned as governor of Alaska.

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    12. Legendary news anchor Walter Cronkite died at age 92, from complications of dementia.

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    13. Michael Jackson had a public and televised memorial held at LA's Staple Center. An estimated one billion people watched the memorial around the world.

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    14. It was announced that Hilary Duff would guest-star on Gossip Girl for a multi-episode story arc.

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    15. The Real Housewives of New Jersey were must-see TV.

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    16. Watch What Happens Live hosted by Andy Cohen made its debut...

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    17. ...as did Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva.

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    18. Reno 911! ended its run after six seasons.

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    19. The 39th annual San Diego Comic-Con was held and the most buzzed about movies were Marvel's upcoming Iron Man 2...

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    20. ...Twilight: New Moon...

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    21. ...and Tron: Legacy, which even featured a Flynn's Arcade exhibit.

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    22. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and (500) Days of Summer were among the movies released into theaters.

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    23. And finally, "JK Wedding Entrance Dance" was put up on YouTube and immediately became a viral sensation:

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