This decade, memes became something not just for a handful of internet nerds who lurked on message boards — memes are now for everyone. Huge technological shifts of the s led to this: widespread smartphone adoption and the rise of newfangled social media platforms like Vine. Memes also became a business — brands used meme-speak and accounts like fuckjerry made big bucks by reposting memes. To determine the ranking of this list, we considered the overall popularity of a meme, its longevity, and historical importance — what kind of impact it had on other memes and internet culture. Here they are:. In , year-old Mason Ramsey sang a Hank Williams song in a Walmart, and the internet went nuts.
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The pair dated in the late s. Remember the Harlem Nights hint we gave you? To say Arsenio gave TMI too much information is an understatement, but we dig his honesty.
Howard "Sandman" Sims January 24, — May 20, was an African-American tap dancer who began his career in vaudeville. He was skilled in a style of dancing that he performed in a wooden sandbox of his own construction, and acquired his nickname from the sand he sprinkled to alter and amplify the sound of his dance steps. From the s to the year , Sims was a regular attraction—a "fixture"   —at Harlem 's noted Apollo Theater , comedically ushering failed acts offstage  with a hook, broom or other prop. As part of the resurgence of interest in tap dancing in the s, Sandman Sims served as a cultural ambassador, representing the United States with dance performances around the world. He was featured in the dance film Tap , along with Sammy Davis Jr. Sims also appeared in a episode of The Cosby Show as Rudy's tap dancing teacher, facing off against Cliff Bill Cosby in a good-natured tap challenge.