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24 Things That Are The Same Age as This Year’s Freshers

University starters in 2016 were born in 1998 – as were a lot of other things.

1. SMTV Live

Ant, Dec and Cat Deeley first brought the PokeRap, Wonkey Donkey and Chums to our screens on August 29th, 1998. And just to make you feel worse, Ant, Dec and Cat were only 22 when they started presenting SMTV Live.

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2. Windows 98

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3. There’s Something About Mary

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4. Robot Wars

Recently rebooted but originally aired February 1998 and was hosted by Jeremy Clarkson before Craig Charles took over.

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5. Gameboy Color

The handheld console that didn’t care about British spelling was released to us in November 1998.

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6. C’est La Vie, B*Witched

Cheese nights wouldn’t be same without it. Released 25th May, 1998.

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7. The Powerpuff Girls

18 years after the Chemical X incident, the Powerpuff girls are now off to uni.

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8. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Occupying all of your time since November 1998.

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9. Mulan

Disney’s Mulan is also 18 years old this year. Released June 1998.

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10. ITV2

ITV’s second channel was launched in December 1998.

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11. Armageddon

18 years ago Bruce Willis saved us all from an asteroid while Aerosmith stayed at home and sang about it.

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12. France ’98

France v Brazil. Ronaldo v Zinedine Zidane. 3-0 to the hosts.

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13. Kiss TV

The source of all your pre-drink music is now old enough to drink itself.

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14. Saving Private Ryan

18 years on. Still not over it.

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15. Believe, Cher

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16. The Wild Thornberrys

Eliza, Nigel and the rest first aired in September 1998.

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17. Furby

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18. Bob The Builder

Can we make you feel old? Yes we can. 18 years old in November.

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19. Gran Turismo

First released in Europe on the Playstation in May 1998.

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20. The Royle Family

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BBC / via womanandhome.com

21. Millenium, Robbie Williams

22. Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

First released on ITV in September 1998.

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Challenge

23. Spyro The Dragon

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24. Google

Google was founded September 4th, 1998.

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