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    19 Pop Culture Moments That Happened In November 2010 That Feel Like Both Yesterday And 20 Years Ago

    A royal engagement, Rihanna and Drake, and Tangled were just a few of the things we were talking about a decade ago this month.

    1. Kesha scored her second No. 1 of the year with "We R Who We R":

    RCA

    2. While Rihanna and Drake went No. 1 with "What's My Name?":

    Def Jam

    3. Meanwhile, the Black Keys had the No. 1 alternative song in the country with "Tighten Up":

    Nonesuch

    4. Speak Now by Taylor Swift was among the No. 1 albums for that month:

    Cover of Speak Now with Taylor Swift twirling in a purple dress
    Big Machine

    5. Rihanna dropped her fifth album, Loud...

    Cover of Loud with Rihanna looking downward wearing bright red lipstick
    Def Jam

    6. ...and Nicki Minaj dropped her debut album, Pink Friday:

    Cover of Pink Friday featuring Nicki in a elegant ballerina type costume sitting on the floor
    Young Money

    7. Adele released "Rolling in the Deep," her first single off her second album, 21:

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    8. Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey announced that they were engaged:

    A photo of Vanessa hugging Nick
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    9. Prince William announced that he was engaged to Kate Middleton and that they would get married the next year:

    A photo of Kate and William standing next to each other during their engagement press conference
    Chris Jackson / Getty Images

    Prince William and Kate's engagement announcement was immediately compared to Prince Charles and Princess Diana's announcement — as William proposed to Kate with Diana's sapphire and diamond engagement ring:

    A photo of Charles and Diana during their engagement announcement next to William and Kate
    Tim Graham / Getty Images/ Chris Jackson / Getty Images

    10. Katy Perry released her first perfume, Purr (FYI: perfume lines were the makeup collections of the '00s and early '10s to pop stars):

    Katy Perry holding up a purple bottle of her perfume which is in the shape of a cat
    Fred Duval / FilmMagic / Getty Images

    11. Yo Gabba Gabba's There's a Party in My City! tour was one of the hottest tickets around:

    Yo Gabba Gabba performing onstage in LA
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    12. The "Driscoll Middle School Trick Play"...

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    13. ...and Keenan Cahill's "Down On Me" video feat. 50 Cent were some of the viral videos that everyone was sharing:

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    14. Conan O'Brien returned to late night TV with the debut of Conan on TBS:

    Conan looking surprised while leaving the TBS building
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    15. The very popular Spanish language talk show, El Show de Cristina, ended its run after 21 years on the air:

    Close-up of Cristina Saralegui wearing a black jacket with a diamond broach
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    16. Darren Criss's character, Blaine, made his iconic debut on Glee:

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    17. For Colored Girls, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, and Megamind were among the movies that were released into theaters:

    Posters for the movies
    Lionsgate/ Warner Bros/ Dreamworks

    18. As was the cult classic, Burlesque...

    A photo of Cher looking over Christina Aguilera's shoulder in a dressing room mirror
    Screen Gems/Courtesy Everett Collection

    19. ...and the now-classic Tangled — which would mark a shift for Disney, who would start producing all its animated films in CGI instead of traditional 2D animation:

    A photo of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider standing in front of a tree covered in his Wanted posters
    Walt Disney Co./Courtesy Everett Collection

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