Do You Remember the History of the Aughts (2000s)?


Do you remember where you were at the moment the century changed? The moment we reached the Aughts? Maybe you were partying like it was 1999 because it really was! Everyone thought Y2K was going to blow up the world or something, but yet here we are. You grew an entire decade from January 1, 2000, to December 31, 2009, if you were already born, of course. The aughts went from billionaire Richard Branson to buying everything to the internet becoming faster than the speed of light, sound, and everything except Superman. It was the decade of 9/11 and the financial recession as well as the first black president of the United States.

How much do you remember about pop culture in the 2000s? Not many people probably know all of these trivia questions which range from music and movies to inventions and fashion. Take this quiz to see if you truly are a ‘00s baby! Then, challenge your friends as you take a walk and laugh down memory lane.

Did you know?

Time keeps on spinning...

A decade represents ten whole years. Did you know the 2000s is called the aughts? Maybe this term never really gained traction in your vocabulary. However, past decades sure do have catchy nicknames. For example, the 1890s was referred to as the Naughty Nineties because of the sinful abandon that swept the decade. The 1900s and 1910s are left to be desired, but everyone has heard of the Roaring Twenties, right? It was a time when women cut their hair short and wore dresses that were even shorter. They smoked cigarettes and stayed out all night long.

The 1920s was followed by the Turbulent Thirties, or Hungry Thirties, which was the Depression era. The Fightin’ Forties (or Flying) were appropriately named as people strived to survive. The Fabulous Fifties or Nifty Fifties was a decade of prosperity. The 1960s are often referred to as Swingin’, but others coined it the Psychedelic Sixties because of the drug use and hippie phase. The Disco Era was in the 1970s.

Since the nicknames tend to stick only after the decade is over, and people look back on how the effect of the time period. What would you call the 1990s, 2000s, or 2010s?

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