10 Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Make You Feel Ridiculously Old

1. Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) is now older than Mr. Belding (Dennis Haskins) was during the first season of Saved by the Bell.

Saved by the Bell: The Complete Collection
Saved by the Bell: The Complete Collection

 

2. Home Alone is older than any member of One Direction. The movie came out in 1990 and the oldest member of the boy band is Louis Tomlinson, who was born on December 24, 1991.

Home Alone
Home Alone

3. The average high school senior in 2014 wasn’t even born when the Nintendo 64 released in the US.

YouTube
YouTube

4. If you think that’s bad, most high school sophomores hadn’t been born when SpongeBob SquarePants debuted on Nickelodeon.

5. No member of the 2012 US Women’s Gymnastics Olympic Team was born when TLC’s CrazySexyCool was released.

YouTube
YouTube

6. If Chuckie Finster from Rugrats aged normally from the beginning of the show, he would be older than Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart, and Emma Watson.

Baby Commercial/Little Dude
Baby Commercial/Little Dude

7. The average current NBA player wasn’t born until four years after Michael Jordan joined the league.

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Flickr

8. Will Smith is now older than Uncle Phil (James Avery) when The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air debuted.

The Fresh Prince Project
The Fresh Prince Project

9. Homer Simpson was 36 when The Simpsons debuted in 1989, which means in 2015 he will be old enough to file for social security.

Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

10. The distance in time between now and the original release of Jurassic Park is the same amount of time as the release of Jurassic Park and the formation of the band Van Halen. TC Mark

Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park

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