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10 Unforgettable Pop Culture Moments You Won't Believe Are Turning 10 This Year

Some things will stick with us forever.

1. Britney Spears shaved her head.

2. The Sopranos series finale ended in the weirdest way.

3. Judd Apatow literally took over the box office!

4. Lindsay Lohan went to jail for less than two hours.

5. Don Imus called Rutgers University's women's basketball team "nappy-headed hoes and jigaboos."

6. The original Harry Potter book series came to an end.

7. Paris Hilton was sentenced to 45 days in county jail.

8. Anna Nicole Smith died.

9. Teen dramas reigned supreme.

10. Miss Teen USA and "the Iraq."

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Caitlin Upton, Miss South Carolina at the time, was participating in the 2007 Miss Teen USA pageant and stumbled on a question that will forever go down in pageant history.

Question: "Why do you think one-fifth of Americans can't locate the United States on a world map?"

Her answer: "I personally believe US Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps, and I believe that our education, such as in South Africa and the Iraq, everywhere, like, such as — I believe our education over here in the US should help the US, I mean should help South Africa, and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future."

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2007 Week is a week of content that celebrates the iconic music hits, tabloid-fixture stars, crazy movie & TV moments, ~trendy styles~, and much more that made the year SO important for pop culture. Take a step back in time and check out more great 2007 content here. It's what Lindsay Lohan would want!