Ready, set, notsalgia: 10 things it’s been a decade since.

Ever wake up one morning feeling really fucking old? I don’t know about you, but I’m still trying to deal with the fact that 90’s nostalgia is moving even further into the past now. Its younger sibling from the 00’s has moved in to take up residence, reminding us all of just how quickly time can get away from us, and just how much of a difference a decade can make. Presenting 10 things you probably won’t believe it’s been 10 years since.

1. This website launched:

facebook_22. We were treated to to this iconic moment in television:

3. This little console entered the handheld gaming market:

Nintendo-DS4. We said goodbye to Friends…

b8bc16c5f66d1768025df6313f1c22aa5. And to this show as well:

satc6. But that’s okay, because we were saying hello to a new obsession:

lost-header*Not Pictured: Battlestar Galactica, Desperate Housewives, Veronica Mars, Entourage and House. 2004 was a good year for television.

7. The first legal same-sex marriage was held in the United States, in the state of Massachusetts:

242925-gay-marriage8. A certain movie was released:

06-mean-girls9. Reality TV got political:

merlin10. We met this man. Life’s never been the same since:

gty_anchorman_16x9_1600Feeling ancient yet? 2004 was also the year that saw Casey Donovan take out the title of Australian Idol, John Howard lead the Liberal Party to a fourth consecutive term in Government, the launch of budget airline Jetstar and the most upsetting moment of all: the cancellation of Burke’s Backyard.

What are your favorite memories from 2004? Sound off in the comments below.


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