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25 Things That Will Turn 30 in 2017

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With the dawn of 2017, we have officially, unavoidably reached the late '10s. And, yes, whatever culture we've generated over the last few years may be the calling card of this entire decade—your grandchildren will be asking you all about the Kardashians and what it meant to Netflix and chill.

Though there might yet be time to make an impact! Take a look at 1987, for example. That year produced so much quintessential 1980s goodness—smash hits from Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, iconic cartoon shows—that it proves this generation could still produce some unforgettable pop culture. Check out all of the artifacts turning 30 in 2017.

1 | PROZAC

Prozac introduced

Received FDA approval in December 1987.

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2 | "THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL" BY MICHAEL JACKSON

Released in November 1987.

3 | FULL HOUSE

Debuted on September 2, 1987.

4 | PANERA BREAD

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Opened in 1987.

5 | RED BULL

Launched in 1987.

6 | TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

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Debuted on December 28, 1987.

7 | MARRIED... WITH CHILDREN

Debuted on April 5, 1987.

8 | FRAGGLE ROCK: THE ANIMATED SERIES

Debuted on September 12, 1987.

9 | "THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON DRUGS" ADS

Launched in 1987.

10 | THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL 

Premiered on March 23, 1987.

11 | ACE OF BASE

Founded in 1987.

12 | "NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP" BY RICK ASTLEY

Released in 1987.

13 | "I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY" BY WHITNEY HOUSTON

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Released on May 2, 1987.

14 | THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Premiered on September 25, 1987.

15 | HILARY DUFF

Born on September 28, 1987.

16 | BELOVED BY TONI MORRISON

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Released in September 1987.

17 | DIRTY DANCING

Premiered on August 21, 1987.

18 | HOOKED ON PHONICS

Launched in 1987.

19 | THE SIMPSONS

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Characterized introduced in 1987.

20 | "NOTHING'S GONNA STOP US NOW" BY JEFFERSON STARSHIP

Released on January 30, 1987.

21 | DISPOSABLE CONTACT LENSES

Introduced in 1987.

22 | MARA WILSON

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Born on July 24, 1987.

23 | WALL STREET

Premiered on December 11, 1987.

24 | MCDONALD'S MONOPOLY

Debuted in 1987.

25 | "WITH OR WITHOUT YOU" BY U2

Released on March 16, 1987.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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