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23 Drastic Ways The World Was Different When "MMMBop" Came Out

KYLIE JENNER WASN'T EVEN BORN YET.

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As you might imagine, the world was a very different place back then. Here's how:

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2. It would still be five years until The Bachelor premiered.

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It premiered on March 25, 2002 — a full five years after "MMMBop" came out —and there have been 21 seasons since.

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8. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston hadn't even started dating yet.

9. And Reese Witherspoon wouldn't start dating Ryan Phillippe for more than a year.

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They met before they filmed Cruel Intentions together — the movie came out in 1999.

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19. George R.R. Martin had only released one Game of Thrones book...

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A Game of Thrones came out in August 1996, but A Clash of Kings wasn't out until February 1999.

20. And Harry Potter wasn't even published yet at all.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone came out in the UK on June 26, 1997. It was published in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on January 9, 1998.

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