47 Facts That Will Make ’00s Teens Feel Old

Remember queueing up for Harry Potter books?

1. It’s been a decade since Rachel got off the plane.

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2. This is what the twins who played Ben look like now.

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3. And if Friends were still running, Emma would turn 12 this year.

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4. A total of 351 people have lived in the Big Brother house.

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5. You haven’t bought a new Harry Potter book for seven years.

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6. Anne Hathaway is the same age as the mobile phone.

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7. Ant and Dec just won their 13th National Television Award. They’ve been a double act for 24 years.

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8. Which is as long as Taylor Swift has been alive.

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9. This is what Little Ant and Dec look like now.

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10. It’s been 11 years since Dido released “White Flag”.

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11. SunnyD comes in flavours other than orange now.

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12. Miley’s…changed.

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13. Taj handed over £1,000,000 to his mum eight years ago.

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14. Lucy, Izzie, Nesta, and T.J. would turn 27 this year.

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15. Georgia Nicolson would be 29.

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16. And Tracey Beaker would be 33.

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17. It’s been a decade since you danced the “Cha Cha Slide.”

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18. Geri Hallliwell is 41 years old.

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19. Posh and Becks will celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary this year.

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20. If Gabby had fallen pregnant by John the gardener, their child would be 15.

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21. Kate and Wills graduated from St Andrews eight years ago.

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22. Kids haven’t been allowed to eat turkey Twizzlers at school for nine years.

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23. Calvin from S Club Juniors is now a backing dancer for The Saturdays.

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24. This is what they look like now. Three of them have children.

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25. Chantelle and Preston divorced seven years ago.

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26. And Nick and Jessica called it a day nine years ago.

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27. A floppy disk stored 1.44MB of data. The average GIF requires 4.5MB.

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28. You can buy a Babyliss hair crimper for 99p on Ebay.

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29. Same goes for a Nokia 3310.

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30. Snake 2 has just been released as a smartphone app.

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31. It’s been 12 years since Kym Marsh walked out on Hear’Say.

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32. And a decade since the final episode of Sex and the City aired.

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33. This is what Zac Efron looks like now.

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34. It’s been nine years since these two were friends.

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35. Gareth Gates, Dane Bowers, Kenzie, Adam Rickett, and Kavana have just formed a band for The Big Reunion.

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36. It’s been 12 years since Gareth lost his virginity to Jordan.

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37. And since you bought “What I Go to School For”.

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38. This is what Nicholas Hoult looks like now.

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39. Mary-Kate Olsen just got engaged.

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40. And Hilary Duff has a 2-year-old son.

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41. Peter Andre is now a father of three.

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42. You haven’t watched Top of the Pops for eight years.

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43. There have been four versions of Sugababes.

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44. Marissa died eight years ago.

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45. This is what Abs from 5ive looks like now.

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46. Lindsay Lohan’s been in and out of rehab six times.

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47. And it’s been Oct. 3 eleven times since this moment.

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Tabatha Leggett is commissioning editor at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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