How many years ago was 2007?

2007 was 17 years ago.

17 years have passed between April 16th, 2007, and April 16th, 2024. It was 6,210 days ago.

How long ago was 2007?

To put into perspective how long ago 2007 was:

  • Children who were born that year can now drive.
  • The teenagers that existed in 2007 are now 30–36 years old.
  • Nearly two decades have passed since then.
  • Although smartphones existed, they were still relatively new. Most people were still using the older, push-button "dumb" phones.
  • MySpace was the leading social networking website.
  • Pop star Michael Jackson was still alive.
  • Barack Obama hadn't been elected yet.
  • The Moon is moving away from Earth at roughly 1.49 inches per year. That means that it has moved away by about 25 inches since 2007.
  • There have been roughly 884 weekends since then.
  • Names such as Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Tom Hardy, Usain Bolt, Adele, and Demi Lovato were not famous at the time.
  • Electric cars were extremely uncommon.
  • Popular songs that year included the likes of "Irreplaceable" by Beyonce, "Say It Right" by Nelly Furtado, "What Goes Around..." by Justin Timberlake, "This Is Why I'm Hot" by MIMS, "Glamorous" by Ludacris & Fergie, and "Don't Matter" by Akon.
  • Films such as "Night at the Museum", "Stomp the Yard", "Epic Movie", "The Messengers", "Norbit", and "Ghost Rider" were playing at movie theaters in 2007.
  • George W. Bush was still the President of the United States.
  • There was no such thing as vaping.
  • The Earth has travelled 77 billion miles through space since 2007.
  • Apple's voice assistant "Siri" did not exist in 2007.
  • There was no such thing as Uber.
  • Airbnb wasn't founded yet.
  • Pinterest wasn't launched yet.
  • The air fryer did not exist.
  • The word "selfie" hadn't caught on yet.
  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe hadn't started.
  • Gender reveal parties weren't a thing.
  • Most people didn't know what a "meme" was.
  • Most cars didn't have Bluetooth.
  • Actor Heath Ledger was still alive.
  • Video games such as "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare", "Portal", "Halo 3", "Assassin's Creed", "Half-Life 2: Episode Two", and "Team Fortress 2" were released that year.
  • Due to the expansion of the Atlantic Ocean, the distance between the United States and Europe has grown 43 centimeters since 2007.
  • A person who was born that year has had roughly 34–51 colds in their lifetime.
  • The world has gone through 68 seasons of weather.
  • Most people didn't know what an emoji was. Back then, they were known as emoticons or smileys.
  • "Bam's Unholy Union", "A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila", "The Big Bang Theory", "Gossip Girl", "Mad Men", and "Skins" were among the TV shows that started airing that year.
  • Internet banking was beginning to become popular.

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