It's Been Years: 12 Pop Culture Anniversaries That Will Make You Feel Old 

Sydney Scott Jan, 05, 2018

The start of a new year means some of our favorite shows, movies, albums and songs are celebrating major milestone anniversaries. 

How long has it been since the release of Coming to America, Poetic Justice, or Blade? Do you remember the year The Real Housewives of Atlanta made its debut or when Beyoncé dropped I Am…Sasha Fierce?

The 16 major anniversaries on our list will make you realize just how fast time flies.

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Poetic Justice was Tupac Shakur's second major role and landed Janet Jackson a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination. It's pretty much a staple of Black culture. 

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The Eddie Murphy film is one of the best comedy's ever made and a must-see for anyone who, somehow, may have missed it.

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One of the greatest duets in history turns 20 this year and we really hope that Brandy and Monica have finally figured out who the boy belongs to. 

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A timeless classic that has given us numerous memorable quotes, long live The Real Housewives of Atlanta!

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Ne-Yo's hit song turns 10 in 2018.

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The song that inspired single ladies to get turnt in the club and began one of music's biggest beefs, Kanye West v. Taylor Swift, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. 

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The Tyra Banks hit helped put fashion TV on the map and gave us a number of iconic TV moments

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Blade, starring Wesley Snipes, was one of Marvel's first major successes. The film's box-office success made it one of the first Black-superhero films to achieve mainstream acclaim. 

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Wonder if Raven gazed into the future and got a glimpse of just how much people would still love this show 15 years later?

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Wow, still can't believe Eddie Murphy knew how to speak to animals 20 years ago. 

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Still mad about Angela Bassett's Oscar snub, tbh. 

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Queen Bey's third studio album turns 10.