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25 Pop Culture Moments From February 2008 That’ll Make You Say “OMG, Can’t Believe All That Happened In One Month!”

It was one hell of a month.

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1. Flo Rida and T-Pain continued to dominate the Billboard Hot 100 with their hit single "Low."

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2. The Juno soundtrack climbed all the way to No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

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3. Michael Jackson rereleased Thriller, in honor of the iconic album's 25th anniversary. The album included new bonus remixes that featured Kanye West, Fergie, and will.i.am.

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4. Kim Kardashian was the face of Bongo Jeans' spring 2008 campaign.

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5. The late Tom Petty headlined the Super Bowl XLII halftime show.

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6. And the New York Giants won the Super Bowl, defeating the New England Patriots 17–14.

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7. Rolling Stone magazine published its infamous Britney Spears "American Tragedy" cover story.

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8. Nicole Richie appeared on the cover of People with her 7-week-old daughter, Harlow.

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9. Amy Winehouse was the big winner at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. She took home five Grammy awards, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist.

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10. Amy's work visa request was initially denied, so she was forced to perform for the Grammys via satellite from London.

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11. Will.i.am released his star-studded "Yes We Can" song in support of Barack Obama.

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12. John Mayer made headlines after he was photographed wearing a Borat-style thong swimsuit while aboard a cruise he organized.

13. The Spice Girls performed their final concert date of their Return of the Spice Girls Tour in Toronto (they haven't toured since).

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14. Blu-ray officially won the format wars when Toshiba announced it was going to quit production of its HD DVD.

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15. The very first trailer for the highly anticipated Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released.

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16. Madonna's team confirmed she was releasing a new album titled Hard Candy. It would also be her last album for Warner Music Group, her longtime label.

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17. The parody site Stuff White People Like was gaining popularity.

18. The Jonas Brothers opened up about their purity rings in Details magazine.

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19. After 100 days, the Writers Guild of America voted to end the strike.

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20. TRL premiered the brilliant music video for Mariah Carey's "Touch My Body."

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21. NBC tried to launch its own version of Sex and the City with Lipstick Jungle (which was also based on a Candace Bushnell novel).

22. Jennifer Lopez gave birth to twins: son Maximilian David and daughter Emme Maribel.

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23. Jon Stewart hosted the 80th Annual Academy Awards.

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24. The big winners that night were Daniel Day-Lewis for Best Actor for There Will Be Blood, Tilda Swinton for Best Supporting Actress for Michael Clayton, Marion Cotillard for Best Actress for La Vie en Rose, and Javier Bardem for Best Supporting Actor for No Country for Old Men.

No Country for Old Men took home the Oscar for Best Picture.
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No Country for Old Men took home the Oscar for Best Picture.

25. And finally, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds, and Jumper were among the movies released into theaters.

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