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Well compiled list of some moments in the past when these events were the rave of the moment.Enjoy the list
1. People born on 19 April 1998 can drink now
That’s right, they just turned 18.
The Truman Show and Saving Private Ryan was released when they were on and two months old, respectively.
Bob the Builder began when they were six months old.
2. Films released 20 years ago
Mission Impossible, Trainspotting, Happy Gilmore, Independence Day, Fargo, Matilda, Romeo and Juliet.
3. You visit this website
Type in your age and it’ll churn out a list of others’ achievements which will make you feel completely without purpose or talent.
Using myself as a sacrificial mutton – here’s an example of the soul-destruction at work:
For a similar effect, you can see what David Bowie did at your age.
Five years ago today, having just turned 19, the Brazilian international had already made 3 appearances and scored three goals for his country.
In the next five years he’d go on to score 43 more and play 67 more games, signing for Barcelona – arguably the best team in the world – in the meantime.
Where he’s also notched 52 goals in 88 appearances.
5. There are 14 year olds now who were born after 9/11
If they’re older than 14 years, 7 months and eight days, they’re part of a generation that simply weren’t around to witness it on the news.
6. The Chilcott Inquiry is 8 years and 10 months old
In around about a months’ time, we will be further away to the date it started than that date is to the day Google was founded in Menlo Park, California.
7. Ellie Simmonds
She won two gold medals at the 2008 paralympics in Beijing and two golds in the 2012 Olympics in London.
She turns 22 in November.
What have you been doing with your life?
8. The music released a decade ago
2005/2006’s hit list hits hard foreign/Naija
No long thing by Dbanj
Sexyback, by Justin Timberlake
Welcome to the Black Parade,by My Chemical Romance
You’re Beautiful,by James Blunt
Rehab,by Amy Winehouse
Sewn, by The Feeling
Hips Don’t Lie,by Shakira
Maneater,by Nelly Furtado
A Moment Like This,by Leona Lewis
No Tomorrow,by Orson
Candy Shopby 50cent
Chasing Cars,by Snow Patrol
if love is a crime by 2face
get squared by Psquare
No condition is permanent by African China
letter to Mr President by Eedris Abdukareem
Ijoya by Weird MC
As well as basically anything Hard-Fi, Keane, The Streets, Jack Johnson, Embrace and James Morrison.
Muse released Black Holes and Revelations, Kasabian released Empire, Taylor Swift released her first single and Eminem just released his first greatest hits album Curtain call
Next year, the handset that changed the industry will be ten years old.