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Twentysomething in the Noughties

As the noughties draws to its impending end its important to look back and reflect on what exactly has happened; lest we forget exactly what what we’ve done with a decade of our lives, and in order to correctly pigeon whole the era for future nostalgic reference.

Dotcom crash • Concord Crash • Nu Metal / Hip Hop reaches peak • Big Brother • Eminem / Coldplay / Britney / Madonna • Playstation 2 • Tiger Woods wins US open • George W Bush – president • Mobile Phones now ubiquitous • MP3/digial audio gains prominence • Digital Cameras become popular • The Matrix • The Office • Google gains prominence • Grand Theft Auto 3 / Halo • Chavs / Burberry • Xbox • Fuel Strike • Terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center / Osama Bin Laden • 24 first season • War in Afganistan • The Strokes • Dirty Denim • Soham murders • return of ‘The’ in indie band names • SARS • Hans Blix • The Hutton Inquiry • Emo’s • Social Networking Kicks off: MSN messenger > Friends reunited > Skype • Starwars II: Attack of the Clones • Enron • War in Iraq • Kill Bill • Kanye West • Stripes come back in fashion • Lord of the rings • Mullet (returns) • Floral Design • Shuttle Columbia Incident • Wireless Networking • Roger Federer / Williams sisters start wimbledon domination • Lost / The Wire • Internet & web communication now commonplace / Broadband • Asian tsunami disaster • Half-Life 2 • Madrid Bombing • HD / Blu-Ray • Playstation 3 / Nintendo Wii / Xbox 360 • 80’s revival • Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans • Daniel Craig is new James Bond • Yasser Arafat dies • Web 2.0 • Military Jackets • Nu Rave • Millenium Dome renamed to O2 Arena • London Underground Bombing • Climate Change • Social Networking matures: Blogging > Myspace > Facebook > Last FM > Twitter • Saddam Hussein executed • Disappearance of Madeleine McCann • iPhone • Housing Market Slump • Tony Blair Out / Gordon Brown In • Bird Flu • Global recession • The Dark Knight • Large Hadron Collider is turned on • Lewis Hamilton wins F1 • Barrack Obama President • Spotify / steaming content • Swine Flu Pandemic • MPs Expenses Scandal • Michael Jackson dies