1.This year, kids who start high school in the fall will have been born in the year 2006. YUP, 2006!!!
2.Which means "Hey Ya!" was a song from before they were born.
3.It also means that since birth, they've lived in a world where The Office...
4....and Facebook have always existed.
5.Destiny's Child has never released new music in their lifetime. To them, Beyoncé has always been a solo act.
6.While NSYNC was never a band in their lifetime.
7.And they also have NO idea who NSYNC is...
8....or what floppy disks are...
9....or what Myspace is.
10.To them, an iPod might as well be a boomer gadget.
11.And a phone book is something they can't even wrap their heads around.
12.In fact, to kids today, the Killers are considered "classic rock."
13.And so is Blink-182.
14.Speaking of things that would probably be considered "classic rock": Both Oasis's (What's the Story) Morning Glory? and No Doubt's Tragic Kingdom are turning 25 this year!
15.While Britney Spears' music now gets played on the oldies station. ON THE OLDIES STATION.
16.And speaking of Britney, her album Oops!... I Did It Again just turned 20 years old — to put that in some perspective, that would be like an artist in 2000 celebrating the anniversary of an album they had released in 1980.
17.It's also been 20 years since J.Lo wore the iconic green Versace dress to the Oscars...
18....and that Boy Meets World aired its final episode.
19.If Back to the Future were created today and set the same number of years back, it would take place in 1990. 1990!!!
20.And Marty would be traveling to the year when Home Alone was a hit movie!
21.Also, 17-year-old Marty would be a Gen Z'er who was born in 2003.
22.Speaking of ages, Lindsay Lohan is now older than the actor who played Meredith was when she was in The Parent Trap.
23.Liam Neeson is older today than Alec Guinness was when he played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars. While Ewan McGregor is older today than Liam was when he played Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace.
24.We're now closer to the opening of the Nickelodeon time capsule than to when it was buried.
25.And finally, this fact:
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