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15 Things That Happened 15 Years Ago

1998 really doesn't feel like so long ago, does it?

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8. A goal turned Michael Owen into a superstar.

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Owen's wondergoal against Argentina during the World Cup introduced the then-18-year-old as a major star.

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10. The £2 coin was introduced into circulation.

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The inscription on the edge of the £2 coin reads "standing on the shoulders of giants," taken from a letter by Sir Isaac Newton to Robert Hooke.

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14. Texas and Method Man collaborated at the BRIT Awards.

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And the world wondered why.