2019 Was a Lifetime Ago: Check Out These Things That Happened Five Years Ago

2019 feels like it was an entire lifetime ago.  And it feels even more like that when you look back at pop culture events that happened back then . . . a mere five years ago.  Ready or not, here we go . . .

1.  The college admissions cheating scandal happened.

2.  The cinematic abomination that was “Cats” was released.

3.  Taylor Swift announced she would re-record her back catalog after Scooter Braun bought it.

4.  Nick Cannon only had three kids.

5.  Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson were dating.

6.  Jennifer Lopez got engaged to Alex Rodriguez.

7.  “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X was a breakout hit.

8.  The series finales of “Game of Thrones” and “The Big Bang Theory” aired.

9.  The Notre Dame cathedral caught fire.

10.  Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth separated.

11.  A brown egg became the most liked picture on Instagram.

12.  The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won the World Cup.

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