Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Kate Lord

Notable Deaths: The Decade in Memoriam

From musicians to politicos to Oscar winners... View gallery

  • 2007-0208 Anna Nicole Smith
  • 2000-0212 Charles Schulz
  • 2000-0701 Walter Matthau
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Julie Fiedler

Fads and Faves: The Decade in Pop Culture

We partied like it was 1999 and despite fears of a Y2K bug, the lights stayed on.... View gallery

  • 2000 Conan O'Brien Y2K
  • 2000 Budweiser Wassup
  • 2000 J Lo's Dress
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Xana O'Neill

“Imma Let You Finish”: A Decade in Quotes

From historical remarks to ruminations on Chicken of the Sea, check out the best... View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Laurel Pinson

The Decade in Fashion

See ten years of red carpet hits, misses, and unforgettable fashion moments. View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Scott Ross

Famous for Being Famous: Celebutants in the Aughts

Lindsay, Paris and Britney spent the better part of the decade redefining... View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Steve Bryant

Stuff We Use Now: Ten Years of Tech

Ten years of exciting carpal tunnel! View gallery

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  • 1999tech_imac
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Xana O'Neill

A Scandalous Decade: Scheming, Stealing & Sex

From beauty queens to politicians, the decade was rife with scandal. View gallery

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  • 093009 Rielle Hunter John Edwards Split
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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Julie Kim, Ben Leventhal

The Decade in Eating

From the debut of Iron Chef to the closing of Gourmet, check out these 25 moments... View gallery

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  • Milk & Honey EXT
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Scott Ross

The Decade in Cinema: From "Brockovich" to "Batman"

Four giants loomed over popular American cinema like the masters of puppets in... View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Fritzie Andrade

Good, Bad and Ugly: The Decade in Reality TV

Idols, famous families, cutthroat villains and rich teens. This is reality as TV View gallery

  • DECADE REALITY Survivor CBS
  • DECADE REALITY Big Brother
  • DECADE REALITY Fear Factor
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Janie Campbell

Steroids, Scandals and Curses: The Decade in Sports

The first decade of the millennium was punctuated by stunning highs and shocking... View gallery

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  • John Rocker replacement
  • 2000 Rocker Fan
Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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By Caitlin Millat

A Decade of I Do's: Celebrity Weddings

From Tom and Katie to Ellen and Portia, the hottest nuptials of the decade. View gallery

  • Weddings Aniston/Pitt July 2000
  • Weddings Madonna Dec 2000
  • Weddings Mottola Dec 2000
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