Looking back, 2021 hasn’t been much easier than the infamous apocalyptic 2020.
And while we were all busy dealing with a pandemic, time once again seemed to pass us by.
Now in the blink of an eye we have entered 2022. And with each new calendar year comes a greater gap between the past and the present. The beloved pop culture references become artifacts before our eyes, and there is simply no way to fight them.
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So take out a lozenge and take out those reading glasses. Here are 22 things that will immediately make you feel old in 2022.
“Call Me Maybe” dominated the airwaves 10 years ago
You couldn’t go anywhere without hearing that firecracker in 2012.
Spider Man came out 20 years ago
Long before the MCU, we had Tobey.
Dwayne Johnson turns 50
the rock The fossil.
Friends finished 18 years ago
And we are still not done.
IPhone came out 15 years ago
Did someone else miss the home button?
“Gangnam Style” was released 10 years ago
He now has nearly 4.3 billion views on YouTube …
McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish turns 60
It was created in 1962 for Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent.
Titanic released in theaters 25 years ago
Can we finally agree that Jack could have stood on that door?
Seinfeld, The simpsons, and Saved by the Bell all of them debuted over 30 years ago
And you still cite at least one daily.
ET phoned home 40 years ago
* gasps as an alien
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged five years ago
The drama has not stopped since.
Polar came out 40 years ago
With over 70 million copies sold, it is still the most successful album of all time.
Facebook turns 18 this year
At least none of us will grow old in the Metaverse.
The first one Harry potter the book came out 24 years ago
And Daniel Radcliffe turns 33 this year.
The Expos left Montreal 18 years ago
There has not been a Major League Baseball team in La Belle Province since 2004. “Nos Amours” left Montreal after the 2004 season and became the 2019 Washington Nationals World Champion.
James Bond made his big screen debut 60 years ago
Fortunately, cool has no expiration date.
Canadian team hasn’t won the Stanley Cup for almost 30 years
They got together really well last summer.
This song was released 30 years ago
The royalty checks probably continue to pour in.
This is what your cell phone looked like 20 years ago
No internet, no scrolling, just T9 until you die, baby.
Dylan and Cole Sprouse turn 30
It’s 60 when you add up their ages.
We are closer in time to 2050 than to 1980
Where are our hoverboards?
Super bad made waves of comedy 15 years ago
This legendary film is one of the greatest teenage comedies of all time, and we are still McLovin every minute of it.