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People Who Were Born In 1997 Are 18 Now. WTF?!

A lot of shit went down in 1997 so let's take a look at some stuff that happened and existed back then whilst we also write our obituaries. RIP LIFE.

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Aqua released their single "Barbie Girl"

....and it spent 4 weeks at number 1
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....and it spent 4 weeks at number 1

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett got married

and lived happily ever after <3<3<3<3
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and lived happily ever after <3<3<3<3

Game Boy Light was released and we all lost our shit

but then Game Boy color was released the year later and we all lost our shit again
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but then Game Boy color was released the year later and we all lost our shit again

Kylie Jenner was Born

The youngest of the Jenner / Kardashian Klan blessed the earth with her presence.p.s WE LOVE YOU BRUCE &lt;3
mirror.co.uk

The youngest of the Jenner / Kardashian Klan blessed the earth with her presence.

p.s WE LOVE YOU BRUCE <3

James Cameron's "Titanic" was released and we cried for the rest of the year

Kate and Leo 4eva &lt;3
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Kate and Leo 4eva <3

Buffy The Vampire Slayer first aired

with the last episode airing in 2003, making all the people born in 1997 6 years old and everyone else practically dead
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with the last episode airing in 2003, making all the people born in 1997 6 years old and everyone else practically dead

Jennifer Lopez married some guy called Ojani Noa

they divorced a year later. Yolo.
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they divorced a year later. Yolo.

The Spice Girls met Prince Charles and behaved totally appropriately

&quot;Hi Ci Ya Hold Tight!&quot;
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"Hi Ci Ya Hold Tight!"

Okay so these weren't specifically 1997, but we ate, slept, and washed in these bad boys.

Now everyone thinks they&#x27;re the &quot;new cool&quot; WE WERE WEARING THEM BEFORE YOU WERE BORN. *cries*
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Now everyone thinks they're the "new cool" WE WERE WEARING THEM BEFORE YOU WERE BORN. *cries*

Recess!!!!

T.J &lt;3
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T.J <3

Harry Potter hit the shelves in the UK

&quot;GRYFFINDOOOOORRRRRRRR!&quot;
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"GRYFFINDOOOOORRRRRRRR!"

Ellen Degeneres comes out on Ellen

and we wouldn&#x27;t want you any other way Ellen, you babe
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and we wouldn't want you any other way Ellen, you babe

Diana, Princess of Wales dies in a car accident

sending the entire Universe into widespread mourning.:&#x27;(
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sending the entire Universe into widespread mourning.

:'(

The Motorola StarTAC launched

It was the first &quot;clamshell&quot; handset and also the first mobile to carry the vibrate function.Apparently it was inspired from the original series of Star Trek. lol.
Via talktalk.co.uk

It was the first "clamshell" handset and also the first mobile to carry the vibrate function.

Apparently it was inspired from the original series of Star Trek. lol.

The Nutty Professor won the Oscar for best makeup

That there is Eddie Murphy kids!!
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That there is Eddie Murphy kids!!

Ryan Gosling starred in a Canadian TV series called "Breaker High"

There is an episode called &quot;To Kill a MockingNerd&quot; - I hope Buzzfeed reach out to Ryan for a comment
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There is an episode called "To Kill a MockingNerd" - I hope Buzzfeed reach out to Ryan for a comment

Peter Andre looked like this.........

................??????Oh yeah and Top Of the Pops was like...a thing.
Via top of the pops

................??????

Oh yeah and Top Of the Pops was like...a thing.

WTF ONKEN BRING FRUFOO BACK AARRGHHHHHH

you kids just won&#x27;t ever understand :&#x27;(
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you kids just won't ever understand :'(

We love you 1997.

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