18 Things That Will Be 18 Years Old This Year

Nostalgia: nature’s way of telling you you’re getting old.

1. The Spice Girls’ “Wannabe”.

2. Trainspotting.

3. The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly”.


4. The Prodigy’s “Breathe” and “Firestarter”.

5. Independence Day.

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6. Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

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7. The original Tomb Raider.

8. A Game of Thrones, the first installment of George R. R. Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire saga.

9. Peter Andre’s “Mysterious Girl”.


10. Romeo + Juliet.

13. TFI Friday with Chris Evans.


15. Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack”.

16. Third Rock from the Sun.

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17. The Demon Headmaster.


18. Lorde.

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(Yes, really – she was born on 7 Nov., 1996.)

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Patrick Smith is the UK media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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