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37 Things You Already Forgot Happened In 2014

Yes, all of these things happened this year.

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1. John Travolta mispronounced Idina Menzel's name as "Adele Dazeem" at the Oscars.

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2. Ellen DeGeneres took an epic celeb-filled selfie during the Oscars ceremony. The selfie also set the record for most retweeted tweet of all time.

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

Ellen DeGeneres@TheEllenShowFollow

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

3:06 AM - 03 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. Dumb Starbucks opened in L.A.

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And it was actually a stunt put on by comedian Nathan Fielder for his show Nathan for You.

4. After wining the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries, Jacqueline Bisset gave an insane acceptance speech that instantly went viral.

View this video on YouTube

5. Flappy Bird was removed from the Apple Store.

6. Pharrell Williams had a "J.Lo in the green dress" Grammy moment when he wore a vintage Vivienne Westwood hat to the Grammys.

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7. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin consciously uncoupled (i.e., BROKE UP).

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8. Courtney Love claimed to have found the missing Malaysian plane.

really? look closer? check it out @DR24 #MH370 and its like a mile away Pulau Perak, where they "last" tracked it

Courtney Love Cobain@CourtneyFollow

really? look closer? check it out @DR24 #MH370 and its like a mile away Pulau Perak, where they "last" tracked it

1:25 AM - 17 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. After winning the Grammy for Best Rap Album, Macklemore dug himself into a self-congratulatory hole by sending fellow nominee Kendrick Lamar a public text stating he didn't deserve the award.

10. Macaulay Culkin wore a T-shirt of Ryan Gosling wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin.

Let's get meta #ryangosling #macaulayculkin #shirt #pizzaunderground #mug

pizza underground@cheesedayzFollow

Let's get meta #ryangosling #macaulayculkin #shirt #pizzaunderground #mug

4:51 PM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Lena Dunham landed the cover of the February issue of Vogue.

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And immediately found herself on the defense after her un-retouched photos from the shoot were leaked.

12. Vin Diesel danced to Beyoncé like a damn superstar.

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13. Shia LaBeouf stopped being famous...

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14. ... and appeared in an art installation called #IAMSORRY in L.A.

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15. How I Meet Your Mother aired its much hyped final episode.


And people were pissed.

16. Madonna outed kale!

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17. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were on the April cover of Vogue.

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18. Evidence surfaced that Beyoncé might not be so flawless after she was caught possibly photoshopping her Instagram photos.

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For the record, we think she is pretty flawless and doesn't need to use Photoshop.

19. BFFs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen became the coolest NY tourists ever.

20. Miley Cyrus performed on MTV Unplugged and surprised everyone by having Madonna jump on stage for a medley performance of "Don't Tell Me" and "We Can't Stop."

View this video on YouTube

21. Solange and Jay Z had a shocking fight on an elevator at an event after the Met Gala.


22. Everyone freaked out after photos of 13-year-old Willow Smith laying in bed with 20-year-old actor Moises Arias were posted online.

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23. Sister Cristina Scuccia became a sensation after a video of her performing Alicia Keys’ “No One” on the Italian version of The Voice went viral.

View this video on YouTube

24. During the Miss America pageant, Miss Ohio, Mackenzie Bart, performed "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" with her puppet Roxy.


Let's be honest, that hot puppet deserved the crown to herself.

25. Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami and charged with driving under the influence, resisting arrest, and driving with an expired license.

Miami Beach Police Dept.

26. Ellen Page publicly came out with a beautiful, heartfelt speech.

View this video on YouTube

27. Zack Brown, of Columbus, Ohio, raised $55,000 on Kickstarter to make potato salad!

28. Emma Watson delivered an empowering speech about feminism and gender equality at the U.N.

View this video on YouTube

29. E! included this "fun fact" about Michael J. Fox during its Oscars coverage.


30. Mariah Carey tweeted a photo of herself from the '90s, trying to make it seem as though it was a recent pic.

quality time with #dembabies.. so much happiness!!

Me. I Am Mariah@MariahCareyFollow

quality time with #dembabies.. so much happiness!!

2:22 AM - 14 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

31. In very poor taste, Urban Outfitters sold this "blood stained" Kent State sweatshirt, having apparently no sensitivity for the 1970 shooting that went on there.

32. They made a Sharknado 2.


Probably a couple of people watched it.

33. There was this terrifying dancing bear at the Sochi Olympics closing ceremony.


And just about everything else seemed like a disaster over there.

34. Apple announced its new Apple Watch product. Which everyone freaked out about for approximately one minute.

Forgot you were planning to get one?

35. A bunch of celebs had nude and personal photos leaked by someone who is really not very nice.

36. "Apparently Kid" won America's heart.

37. And a cat became a hero when it saved a boy from a vicious dog attack.

So maybe it was a good year.

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