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    Here Is Everything We Were Talking About And Obsessed With 10 Years Ago This Month

    Six words to sum up June 2009: Joe Jonas lip-syncing to "Single Ladies"

    1. The Black Eyed Peas entered their second full month at No. 1 with "Boom Boom Pow."


    2. While Green Day's "Know Your Enemy," Linkin Park's "New Divide," and Silversun Pickups' "Panic Switch" all topped the Alternative Songs chart.

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    3. Eminem's Relapse and The Black Eyed Peas' The E.N.D. were among the biggest-selling albums in the country.


    4. Lady Gaga appeared on this iconic cover for Rolling Stone magazine's annual "The Hot List" issue.

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    5. Joe Jonas "broke the internet" by releasing a video of himself dancing and lip-syncing to Beyoncé's "Single Ladies."

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    6. Rumors begin to circulate that Jennifer Aniston (who had recently broken-up with John Mayer) and Bradley Cooper were dating.

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    7. The tabloids ramped up the rumors that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were dating.

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    8. Britney Spears confirmed that she was dating her agent, Jason Trawick.

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    9. Miley Cyrus confirmed that she and Justin Gaston had broken-up.

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    She also made it Twitter official, tweeting out:

    “Tears are words the heart can't express”. Why does saying good-bye hurt so much? daddys giving me therapy. this is worth 10000000 dollars. life will go on. you will smile again.... we will smile again.

    10. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announced the birth of their twin daughters, Marion and Tabith, via a surrogate.

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    11. Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady announced they were expecting their first child together.

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    12. The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Star Search's Ed McMahon died at age 86.

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    13. Farrah Fawcett died at age 62, after a long battle with anal cancer.

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    14. Michael Jackson died, shockingly, at age 50, from a combination of propofol and other drugs. He died less than a month away from the start of his "This Is It" residency (50 sold-out concerts) at O2 Arena, in London.

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    15. Beyoncé kicked off the U.S. leg of her "I am... Tour" at New York's Madison Square Garden.

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    16. Lauren Conrad published her Roman à clef debut novel, L.A. Candy.

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    17. Cher's son, Chaz Bono announced that he was transitioning from female to male.

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    18. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted an event in honor of Pride Month in the East Room, where he said he would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and "don't ask, don't tell."

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    19. It was announced that David Fincher would direct the upcoming movie, The Social Network (which everyone just refered to as The Facebook Movie at the time).

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    20. Taylor Swift was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards, wining Video of the Year for "Love Story."

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    Taylor also opened the show with a video of her rapping alongside T-Pain to her ~song~ "Thug Story."

    21. The short-lived The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien made its debut.

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    22. Tosh.0 also made its debut.

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    23. While VH1's Best Week Ever...


    24. ...and (the cult classic) Pushing Daisies both ended their runs

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    25. HBO began airing the much-anticipated second season of True Blood (which was a very divisive one).


    26. And it was full vampire-mania, 'cause the trailer for The Twilight Saga: New Moon was among one of the most-watched videos on YouTube.

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    27. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Proposal, and The Hangover were among the movies released into theaters.

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    28. And finally, the makers behind the 2005 ringtone, Crazy Frog "Axel F," released it as a music video and got "A ring ding ding…" stuck into our heads all over again.

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