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Twitter 2011 hot topics: Liz Taylor, Charlie Sheen

This 1983 photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor during the run of the Broadway play "Private Lives" in New York. AP Photo

(CBS) Twitter has released its "Hot Topics" of 2011, and Charlie Sheen and the late Elizabeth Taylor were among the top-trending actors of the year. Rebecca Black's "Friday" was the leading music topic, and "Thor" topped the movies list.

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Several celebrities, who died this year, made the hot topics list of 2011, including Taylor, rapper Nate Dogg, Ryan Dunn of "Jackass" fame, singer Gerry Rafferty, actor Pete Postlethwaite and British actress Elisabeth Sladen.

Check out some of the other Twitter hot topics highlights of 2011:

Actresses: Elizabeth Taylor, Mila Kunis, Anne Hathaway, Raven Symone, Natalie Portman, Elisabeth Sladen, Jennifer Lopez, Nina Dobrev, Emma Watson and Fernanda Vasconcellos

Actors: Charlie Sheen, Macaulay Culkin, Ryan Dunn, Ricky Gervais, Pete Postlethwaite, Tracy Morgan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ashton Kutcher, Colin Firth and James Franco.

Television: "Pretty Little Liars," "Two and a Half Men," "The Craigslist Killer," Golden Globe Awards and People's Choice Awards.

Music: Rebecca Black and "Friday," Nate Dogg, Femme Fatale, Gerry Rafferty and Gil Scott-Heron.

See the entire list here.

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