In case you were living under a rock in 1997, 1999, or 2002, YouTuber ThePeterson has you covered. These three montages will get you back up to speed on the movies and music that captivated us in the late '90s and early aughts. And if you WEREN'T living under a rock, consider this your daily dose of nostalgia.


Jewel while she still had her adorable snaggletooth, George Clooney as Batman fighting Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze, and No Doubt blasting your ear drums. This was 1992.


Austin Powers, Adam Sandler's "Big Daddy", and taking all those cookies so you can stick them up your YEAH! You know, that song you sang right before you thought all the computers were gonna crash in Y2K.


Norah Jones, Toby Maguire's weird baby face as Spiderman and first generation iPods. This is the beginning of the millenium.