20 Facts That Will Simply Devastate Anyone Over the Age of 25

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Where has the time gone?!

You might be surprised by the number of beloved cultural icons that are now over two decades old.

It seems like just yesterday we were sailing through the 90s and into the 21st century when in reality we’ve almost reached 2020.

If you’ve ever caught yourself saying “back in MY day,” then this list is for you.

The quarter-life crisis is very real with these 20 facts!

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Back to the Future Part II now takes place entirely in the past (Marty travels from 1985 to 2015—30 years into the future). Sadly, we still don’t have hoverboards for everyday use.

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People turning 18  (and applying to college / entering the work force) this year were born in 2000.

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The Spice Girls parted ways in 2000. NYSNC followed suit in 2002. So, this new generation of adults have grown up in a world where Spice Girls and NYSYNC were “old” bands right from the get-go.

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Which means Tommy would be 28 if he existed IRL. Chuckie would be 29, and Angelica would be 31. Rugrats first aired in 1991, and ran into the early 2000s.

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The first movie-length 3D cartoon was Toy Story, which came out 22 years ago now. You won’t believe how the time flies for these next hit films, too!

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Shrek came out in the same year, 2001. They’re both now 17 years old.

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As of 2018, 1980 was 38 years ago. That’s the same as 1980 is to 1942. In another 38 years, we’ll be in the year 2056!

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If That ‘70s Show started airing today in 2018 and took place the same number of years in the past, it’d be “That ‘90s Show.” Yep, That ‘70s Show aired in 1998, and was set 22 years in the past (1976). By that logic, it would now take place in 1996. Oh yeah—That ‘70s show first aired about 20 years ago.

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When a new Mummy movie was announced, it may have seemed a little strange when we’ve already got a perfectly good (and campy) Mummy movie. Except that movie is now almost 20 years old.

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Seinfeld ended two decades ago. It began almost 30 years ago now. The era of certain music and television shows has been over for longer than you might think…

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Remember all those pop, rap, and grunge songs you loved that were iconic in the 90s? Yeah, they’re mostly just played on ‘old classics’ radio stations now. Also, radio itself is considered an “oldie.”

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Yep, the year 1990 is closer in years to the moon landing that it is to present day. There’s a 21-year difference between the moon landing and 1990, and a 28-year difference between 1990 and 2018.

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It had a ten-year run, and it’s now been gone for about 14 years. That also means we’re closer to the year 2030 than we are to the series finale of Friends.

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Will Smith is still a hugely popular celebrity and actor, but it’s been a while since he was known mainly for his rap career. Smith will be turning 50 this September!

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The dance that pretty much became mandatory for parties and weddings everywhere first released in the U.S. in 1995. Stay tuned for dizzying facts about technology and your favorite “old” bands!

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The dinosaur thriller came out in 1993. Weirdly, the dinos themselves still hold up pretty dang well when you watch the movie—it’s just all that hacker-talk and ‘floppy disk’ references that give you a blast from the past.

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Instead, you stored things on a floppy disk. Of course, USB sticks can now hold over 2000 times the amount of data that a floppy disk could.

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The search engine was founded in 1998—Google turns 20 this year!

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  via : Wikipedia  

Speaking of 1998, remember when mobile phones used to look like this?

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees have to exist as performers for at least 25 years. That list of inductees now includes Nirvana, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Madonna.   Did these facts leave you as shook as they did us? Share with your other friends who are 25 and over—don’t go though a quarter-life crisis alone!

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