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22 Little Facts That Will Make You Feel Old AF

Big warning: You might sprout gray hairs just reading this list!

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1. First off, 1976 – 1996 is equal to 1996 – 2016. Just let that sink in for a second.

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2. Macaulay Culkin is now the same age Catherine O'Hara was when she played his mom in Home Alone — he is also now older than Daniel Stern was when he made the film.

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20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

Catherine was 36 at the time, while Daniel was 33.

3. Maude Flanders died on The Simpsons almost 17 years ago.

And there have been more seasons without her than with her in it.
Via Fox

And there have been more seasons without her than with her in it.

4. Urkel is 40 years old.

Yup, the actor who played him, Jaleel White, turned 40 in November of this year.
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Yup, the actor who played him, Jaleel White, turned 40 in November of this year.

5. It's been 15 years since the last time you've been able to buy these two drinks:

Betty Crocker
Pepsio

6. Back to the Future Part II now entirely takes place in the past.

And still no hoverboards like in the movie!
Via Universal

And still no hoverboards like in the movie!

7. *NSYNC have been on hiatus for 14 years.

Side-eye to Justin Timberlake.
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Side-eye to Justin Timberlake.

8. J.Lo and Ja Rule's "I'm Real"...

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9. ...and Eve and Gwen Stefani's "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" were duets that we grinded to 15 years ago.

Yup. These iconic songs both dropped in 2001.

10. The Motorola Razr was first released 12 years ago, the same year Friends went off the air.

Hard to believe, but it has been over a decade since you wanted one, BADLY.
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Hard to believe, but it has been over a decade since you wanted one, BADLY.

11. Speaking of Friends, Chandler and Monica have been married for 15 years.

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12. You haven't been able to buy a classic Disney VHS tape in a decade.

Disney stopped producing VHS tapes in 2006 after the release of Bambi II.
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Disney stopped producing VHS tapes in 2006 after the release of Bambi II.

13. 10 years ago was also the last time you could buy an issue of Teen People.

Yup, the magazine stopped publication in 2006.
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Yup, the magazine stopped publication in 2006.

14. You've been dancing and singing along to the "Macarena" for 20 years now.

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15. It's also been 20 years since Space Jam was released....

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16. ...and when the Nintendo 64 first hit store shelves.

Basically 1996 was a good year.
Via en.wikipedia.org

Basically 1996 was a good year.

17. "Lady Marmalade" was a huge hit the same year George W. Bush was sworn in for his first term as president.

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18. Now That’s What I Call Music Vol. 1 was released 18 years ago. Now That’s What I Call Music Vol. 60 came out this year.

UMG/ Sony
UMG/ Sony

19. The casting announcement for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone happened 16 years ago.

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20. Speaking of Harry Potter, next year marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Bloomsbury

21. Kids that entered middle school this year are younger than the movie Mean Girls.

Most kids entering middle school are 11 years old, while Mean Girls turned 12 this year.
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Most kids entering middle school are 11 years old, while Mean Girls turned 12 this year.

22. And finally, high school students graduating in 2017 will be the LAST class of students to be born in the '90s.

I know, I know. Kids born in 1999 will be turning 18 next year. This also makes every person born in the '90s officially an ADULT.
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I know, I know. Kids born in 1999 will be turning 18 next year. This also makes every person born in the '90s officially an ADULT.

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