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12 Actors We Thought Would Be The Next Big Thing That Now Just Make Us Say "Oh Yeah, Them"

Just like music has "one-hit wonders", Hollywood has their own version when it comes to actors who make a huge splash on the big screen before disappearing into obscurity. You will likely recognize most of these artists for their iconic (or borderline iconic) roles, but find yourself wondering what ever happened to them.1. Dakota Fanning Indie WireDakota Fanning was a huge success as a child actor with staring roles in I Am Sam, War of the Worlds, Man on Fire, and Charlotte's Web. She hasn't been nearly as successful as an adult. After her appearances in the Twilight saga

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13 Celebrity Scandals From The 1980s That Everyone Has Forgotten

Do we look at the past through rose-colored glasses? We remember that everything was "so much nicer" just a few decades ago, but Hollywood has always had its fair share of controversies and scandals. Here are 13 celebrity stories from the '80s that made headlines for all the wrong reasons.1. Milli Vanilli's lip-syncingNYDNThis band had become such a punchline that it's hard to remember how huge they once were. Their debut album Girl You Know It's True went Platinum six times, and featured five top ten hits. The pop duo, made up of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, also

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Second Songs From One-Hit-Wonders That Prove They Really Only Had One Song In Them

Getting a hit song is not easy. There are millions of people out there in the world who hope to become the next singing sensation. Obviously not everyone can succeed, but when they do it's quite the big moment. There is a moment of relief that likely accompanies the release of a hit song, followed by the immediate dread of trying to follow it up. No artist goes into the recording studio expecting to be a one-hit-wonder, but unfortunately it happens a lot. Because they had already recorded the album in full, their less successful songs just sit there, with

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13 Pictures That Will Remind You Just How Crazy The '90s Rave Scene Was

There was no better place to wear JNCO jeans or florescent-colored visors than a rave in the 90s. If you were a teen at the time, chances are you went to at least one of these all night dance parties while sporting some sort of glow stick. DJMAGLooking back, maybe you'd regret some of your fashion choices but I am sure you had fun at the time! Do any of these images ring any bells for you? There's a lot of VERY 90s specific things in this image, I don't even know how to focus on it allDJMAGLook at any

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5 Child Stars That Made Big Bank In The 70s

Now-a-days, it is almost commonplace to hear about how kids on television and in movies are raking in the big bucks, sometimes unbelievably so. But this isn't anything new, as highly watched shows have always made sure to pay their actors (no matter their age) enough for more than a few candy bars.Here's a look at the fabulously wealthy child stars from your favorite hit TV shows!Jodie FosterOSM Weasel!The beloved child star who rose to fame by acting in a variety of TV series' and Disney films was already critically acclaimed before reaching true stardom. After her

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Nintendo's Gamebooks Used To Be The Hardest Thing We Had To Deal With, And We Miss That

If you were like me, you can probably thank your childhood spent playing video games for your strong reading skills today.I learned me grammar skills from games too.Know Your MemeNot only did we have to learn to read to master the games we played, but we also honed our skills on countless copies of Nintendo Power, that great monthly supply of tips, tricks and walkthroughs. But there were also a few great book series based on video games, including the Worlds of Power books.Pictured: how to write a book report in third grade and still have fun.

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10 Songs You Totally Forgot About That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Early 2000s

As much as we loved them then, the early 2000s weren't exactly the most memorable years, especially for music. For every "Hey Ya" or "Lose Yourself," there are at least 10 other songs that you will only remember when you hear them again.  Here are 10 of those songs that will have you saying "Oh my god, THIS song!" right before you completely forget about them again."Tipsy" - J-KwonIf you were in high school at the time, then I guarantee that this was your house party anthem. J-Kwon was only 17 when this song blew up, so even