The Pop Culture Moment of the Year
The WGA strike and Britney Spears were high on the list, but what did you ended up on top?
Wow, we thought it was a simple question! Your answers, posted on EW.com’s PopWatch blog, were all over the map. Beyond Harry Potter, ”ultimate” is in the eye of the beholder.
20.7% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is released
11.6% Britney Spears’ meltdown
7.7% WGA Strike
5.9% Lost‘s flash-forward season 3 finale
4.6% (each) Pam and Jim’s relationship on The Office AND The Sopranos‘ season-finale blackout
3.3% Paris Hilton’s jail-related antics
2.6% (each) American Idol season 6 AND Lindsay Lohan’s meltdown
2.3% J.K. Rowling reveals Albus Dumbledore is gay
2.0 Rosie O’Donnell’s rocky stint on The View
1.3% (each) Heroes‘ season 2 slump and creator Tim Krin’s apology to fans AND Anna Nicole Smith’s death
1% (each) Judd Apatow and Knocked Up AND Veronica Mars canceled AND Battlestar Galactica season 3 finale AND Radiohead lets fans set price for In Rainbows download AND High School Musical 2 AND Spider-Man 3 AND Tina Fey and 30 Rock win an Emmy
0.7% (each) Pushing Daisies AND Amy Winehouse’s meltdown AND Ellen DeGeneres’ ”Iggy” meltdown AND The Simpson’s Movie AND Jennifer Hudson’s Oscar win AND Scorcese wins the Oscar for The Departed AND ”D— in a Box” wins an Emmy AND Conclusion of Pirates trilogy with At World’s End AND The iPhone debuts
0.3% (each) Duran Duran returns AND Pete Wentz supporting Invisible Children AND Hannah Montana AND The Police reuniting AND Sweeney Todd AND Sicko AND Funnyordie.com debuts AND Genesis reuniting AND Nintendo Wii mania AND Spice Girls reuniting AND My Kid Could Paint That AND Jon Stewart jokingly gives Emmy to Steve Carell AND Deborah Kerr’s death AND Soulja Boy Tell’em AND Mika’s Life in Cartoon Motion CD release AND Shrek the Third AND Halo 3 AND Conclusion of Bourne trilogy AND Smashing Pumpkins reuniting AND Nip/Tuck AND Grindhouse AND Stephen Colbert runs for President AND Why Did I Get Married? AND Eddie Murphy’s reaction to losing the Oscar AND This Christmas AND The rise of the sequel AND 300 AND 50 Cent threatens to retire AND Battlestar Galactica: Razor AND George Clooney campaigns for Darfur awareness AND Isaiah Washington is fired from Grey’s Anatomy AND Bob Barker retires from The Price is Right AND The rise of digital music AND Oprah backing Obama AND Led Zeppelin reuniting AND Imus fired for offensive language AND The Eagles reuniting AND Kelly Clarkson’s dispute with her record label AND Gilmore Girls finale AND Conclusion of Ocean’s trilogy AND Hairspray AND Paul McCartney says the Beatles may soon be on iTunes AND Michelle Pfeiffer’s comeback in Stardust and Hairspray AND Hung Huynh winning Top Chef AND ”Obama Girl” video AND O.J. Simpson’s book battle and arrest AND Dana Delany on Desperate Housewives AND Jericho finale’s last line: ”Nuts.” AND Superbad AND ”Gizzie” (George and Izzie on Grey’s Anatomy) AND Marie Osmond faints on Dancing with the Stars AND Mary-Louise Parker on Weeds AND Brad Pitt’s involvement in New Orleans reconstruction