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19 Things That Are Somehow Older Than Marvel's New Spider-Man

Tom Holland was born in 1996. 1996!

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1. The song "Wonderwall" by Oasis.

"Wonderwall" was released on Oasis' 1995 album (What's the Story) Morning Glory, which came out in 1995. Holland was born on June 1st, 1996.
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"Wonderwall" was released on Oasis' 1995 album (What's the Story) Morning Glory, which came out in 1995. Holland was born on June 1st, 1996.

2. Ebay.

Ebay was founded in 1995, a whole year before Tom Holland was a person.
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Ebay was founded in 1995, a whole year before Tom Holland was a person.

3. Bad Boys

There was a period of time where it would have been impossible for Tom Holland to see Bad Boys, because he was not born yet when it came out.
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There was a period of time where it would have been impossible for Tom Holland to see Bad Boys, because he was not born yet when it came out.

4. Mariah Carey's Christmas album.

Mariah Carey's Merry Christmas came out in 1994. It's safe to say that Tom Holland has heard of it.
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Mariah Carey's Merry Christmas came out in 1994. It's safe to say that Tom Holland has heard of it.

5. Also Nevermind by Nirvana.

Nevermind is best known for the famous track "Smells Like Teen Spirit," which is especially relevant because Tom Holland is actually a teen.
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Nevermind is best known for the famous track "Smells Like Teen Spirit," which is especially relevant because Tom Holland is actually a teen.

6. Beanie Babies.

These first of these extremely valuable-ish craze toys came out in 1993. Tom Holland nas never known a world without them.
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These first of these extremely valuable-ish craze toys came out in 1993. Tom Holland nas never known a world without them.

7. Tommy Pickles from Rugrats.

Tommy would be 25 by now. Tom Holland is 19.
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Tommy would be 25 by now. Tom Holland is 19.

8. Windows 95.

It's hard to believe, but Windows 95 came out in...1995!
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It's hard to believe, but Windows 95 came out in...1995!

9. DVDs in general.

They were invented in 1995.
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They were invented in 1995.

10. The Russian Federation

Russia as we know it has only been around since 1991. Their current constitution was signed in 1993.
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Russia as we know it has only been around since 1991. Their current constitution was signed in 1993.

11. Ask Jeeves

If on his first day of work you asked Jeeves "who is Tom Holland," he would have given you information on an American painter coincidentally named Tom Holland. The actor in question was not born.
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If on his first day of work you asked Jeeves "who is Tom Holland," he would have given you information on an American painter coincidentally named Tom Holland. The actor in question was not born.

12. "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer

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MC Hammer's complete untouchability was confirmed long before Tom Holland's birth.

13. Spinning hubcaps.

Sick-ass rims have been here longer than Tom too.
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Sick-ass rims have been here longer than Tom too.

14. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande, previously known as the youngest person on the planet, is three years older than Marvel's new web-slinger.
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Ariana Grande, previously known as the youngest person on the planet, is three years older than Marvel's new web-slinger.

15. The Macarena.

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"Macarena" by Los del Rio and its show-stopping tie-in dance have been around since August 1995.

16. PlayStation.

The original PlayStation was released for consumers at the end of 1994.
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The original PlayStation was released for consumers at the end of 1994.

17. The Lion King

We have, as a culture, been crying about Mufasa since 1994.
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We have, as a culture, been crying about Mufasa since 1994.

18. Friends

Tom Holland is older than baby Emma, but younger than the show in which she existed.
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Tom Holland is older than baby Emma, but younger than the show in which she existed.

19. And Pokémon!

Pokémon was released in February 1996, a few short months before Tom Holland's birth.
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Pokémon was released in February 1996, a few short months before Tom Holland's birth.

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