Quite often, it's the little moments that make you notice your age more than the bigger milestones. From hearing your favorite songs on "oldies" stations to forgotten fast food mascots, here are just a few things that make you wonder where all the years have gone.
Breakfast is no longer a treasure hunt for little kids. Cereal brands have stopped enticing children with hidden prizes in the boxes. That is, if they even still make the cereal you ate as a kid.
Aside from some record shops, music stores are almost entirely gone. Even stores like and are in the process of getting rid of their CD sections completely.
Not only is Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin approaching 40, he's also godfather to Michael Jackson's daughter. Twenty-year-old (!!) Paris Jackson occasionally posts photos with Macaulay on her social media pages showing that the former child star takes his role in her life seriously.
If video killed the radio star, then reality TV killed the video star. MTV revolutionized the music industry when it launched in 1981, but now videos are practically nowhere to be seen.
The future in Back to the Future II is already in the past. (It happened ... three years ago.)
There's more to this one: Mick became a great-grandfather and a father (again) within the .
That is, if he didn't have a thing for power pellets. And, you know, he was real. The yellow guy turned 38 this year.
Ralph Macchio turned 56 last year, which means he can get the .
She's stayed quietly out of the spotlight and enjoys her life as a mom to .
It'll in 2021. Here's what the iconic Cinderella Castle looked like in 1980.
Younger generations might remember him as Chris Traeger or Sam Seaborn, but to you Rob Lowe will always be saxophonist Billy Hicks in .
At 55, she's around the same age that was in the first seasons of The Golden Girls.
This was the first Macintosh, which debuted in . Back then, it seemed cutting edge — though its screen just may be the same size as an iPad.
Isn't it hard to believe he retired ?
Also, the baby on the cover of ? He's .
Your favorite places to shop/possible first jobs were at Contempo Casuals, Merry-Go-Round or Sam Goody, which all no longer exist.
When they were new in theaters, of course.
The Michael Keaton one really takes us back.
Now that just doesn't seem at all possible, does it?
We weren't fans of the ending, either. At least by now they'd be finished with their jail time.
Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Guns N' Roses, Green Day, and more of your favorites across the spectrum are somehow on the same station that used to play "oldies."
Most teens have no idea what a dial tone is, or have ever hung up a phone in a literal sense.
Here, Michael Jackson poses with producer Quincy Jones and their Grammys. Now, every time you hear around Halloween, you're transported to the moment you first heard the song — or saw the video for the .
He looks great and all, but it just seems odd.
Remember when it showed episodes of , , and ? Now it's Friends.
Rachel's baby Emma would be thinking about college at 16 and Ben would be 23. In a few years, he'll be the same age as some of the when the show first started.
The beloved Spider-Man character was originally introduced as an elderly woman with silver locks. Marisa was to learn this once she accepted the role.
Though it seems like it has been a constant in your life, the soda was .
At 44, our favorite giant-cell phone-bearing teen is now older than the Bayside High School principal was when the show debuted.