Inauguration Day 2009 was, of course, memorable in and of itself. But watching Barack Obama being sworn in as the nation's first African-American president wasn't the only unforgettable moment of the day. Here are our top 10 moments so far, in (mostly) chronological order. Thanks to our users who've submitted their own top moments — keep them coming! (And keep following us on Twitter!)
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In case you've forgotten (fat chance), today is Inauguration Day, and while it might be chilly in Washington, many folks around the world will have very warm feelings as Barack Hussein Obama takes his oath of office on the Bible Lincoln used in 1861.
Read on for previews of Be the Change: Live From the Inaugural, Fringe, Real Housewives of Orange County and 10 Items or Less.
If you're not among the 2 million people expected to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama as the first African-American president on Tuesday, there's plenty of television coverage available. While an unprecedented audience is expected to watch the swearing in, major networks and cable news channels also will broadcast concerts, speeches and balls leading up to the historic event.
Plus, look out for our special presidential inauguration coverage on Tuesday: Watch a live video stream of Obama's swearing in on TVGuide.com, follow us on Twitter and submit your favorites for inclusion in our special edition of Top TV Moments. Check out the highlights of the "A New Birth of Freedom" inaugural programming:
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