20 things turning 20 years old in 2020 that will make you feel ancient

Erin Brockovich

As 2020 approaches, Insider looked back to the early 2000s to see what’s turning 20 next year.
Famous songs like Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life,” *NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye,” and Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance” were all released in 2000.
Movies like “American Psycho,” “Bring It On,” “Gladiator,” and “Erin Brockovich” are also turning 20.
Historic events like Bush v. Gore, and the Subway Series also happened two decades ago.
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Twenty years ago, as people celebrated the turn of the century, new music from Ricky Martin was on the radio, and “American Psycho” was about to hit movie theaters.

Those days may seem like yesterday, but as we ring in 2020, everything we were introduced to in 2000 officially happened 20 years ago.

From a heated presidential race to popular movies and music, take a look back at what’s turning 20 in the new year.

*NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” turns 20 this year.

In 2000, boy band *NSYNC released their most popular song, “Bye Bye Bye,” which reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 list. The music video became a cultural phenomenon, staying in first place on “Total Request Live” for 25 days. It was even nominated for Video of the Year at MTV Video Music Awards.

Ricky Martin released his hit single “She Bangs” in 2000.

Two decades ago, Ricky Martin released “She Bangs,” and the single climbed the charts. It reached 12th place on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed there for 18 weeks.

“I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack was also released 20 years ago.

When Lee Ann Womack released her country single “I Hope You Dance” in 2000, it became a hit. It reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and she earned a Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year.

The hit song “Who Let the Dogs Out” also came out in 2000.

In 2000, the Baha Men released “Who Let the Dogs Out,” and at first, it flopped. It barely reached the top 40, but slowly, the single gained popularity in the early 2000s, as the catchy lyrics and tune caught on.

Bon Jovi released their hit single “It’s My Life” two decades ago.

In the ’80s and ’90s, Bon Jovi released massive hits like “Livin’ on a Prayer” and “You Give Love a Bad Name,” but the band released another hit single in 2000 — “It’s My Life.” The song eventually climbed to the top of the charts, carrying the band into another decade of success.

J.K. Rowling published the fourth book, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” in her successful children’s fantasy series.

Following the success of her three other books in the “Harry Potter” series, J.K. Rowling published her fourth book, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” in the summer of 2000. In the first two days, over three million copies of the book were sold. Five years later, the book was turned …read more

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