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03rd Jan 2017

21 things that will turn 10 years old in 2017

2007 seems like a lifetime ago.

Alex Finnis

1. Donald Trump shaved Vince McMahon’s head bald live at Wrestlemania 23 in 2007. Wonder what he’s up to now…

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2. Keeping Up With the Kardashians will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. In 2006, no one really knew who Kim was.

Image: E!

Now she and her family are some of the biggest celebrities on the planet.

3. No one had an iPhone 10 years ago – the very first one came out in June 2007.


And it had a headphone jack.

4. Ten years ago there were already THREE Shrek movies.

Image: DreamWorks

5. And Pirates of the Caribbean was on its third instalment too.

Image: Disney

6. The “Charlie Bit my Finger” video appeared on YouTube 10 years ago. It’s now had more than 845 million views.

Image: YouTube


7. Kanye’s “Stronger” came out on July 31, 2007.

Image: Wikipedia

8. It’s a decade since Rihanna and Jay Z dominated the charts with “Umbrella”.

Image: YouTube

“Ella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh…”

9. Remember “Ruby” by the Kaiser Chiefs? That’s 10 this year too.

Image: Vimeo

10. In July 2007 we queued up outside book shops to get our hands on a brand new Harry Potter book for the final time.

Image: Andreas Rentz / Getty

It was the same year that the fifth film came out.

11. Lindsay Lohan infamously served a whole 84 minutes in jail for a drink driving and cocaine possession charge 10 years ago this year.

Image: Getty

12. It’s now a decade since we’ve had a new Half-Life game.

Image: YouTube

And it’s looking like we’ll probably never get another.

13. And Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is also somehow now a decade-old game.


14. Ten years ago Man City finished 14th in the Premier League – just four points above the relegation zone.

Image: Laurence Griffiths / Getty

Meanwhile Big Sam guided Bolton Wanderers to seventh, and a UEFA Cup spot.

15. Hot Fuzz turns 10 years old this year, and yes, it’s still on ITV2 every day.

Image: StudioCanal

16. In 2007, Miley Cyrus was still in the very first season of being Hannah Montana.

Image: Disney

17. Leon Jackson was crowned the winner of The X Factor in 2007. God knows where he is now.

Image: YouTube

Quite possibly the least memorable X Factor winner of all time. Sorry Leon.

18. It was 10 years ago that we were all jamming on Guitar Hero III and Rock Band.

Image: Neversoft

19. It’s been 10 whole years since Chris Crocker went viral with his “Leave Britney Alone” video.

Image: YouTube


20. The Sopranos was still on TV in 2007 – its finale was on June 10.

Image: Chase Films

21. And it’s the 10-year anniversary of Justin Bieber’s first YouTube video, when he was just some random Canadian kid.

Image: YouTube

2007 really was a lifetime ago.