We don’t know about you, but it came as a shock to us when we realized that November 2022 marked 30 years since the original release of Disney’s Aladdin. So for 2023, we thought we’d prepare ourselves (and you) ahead of time for some significant dates.

25 Years Since the Launch of Google

That’s right — it’s been a quarter century since we stopped having to live with uncertainty and started being able to just Google stuff. Fun fact: the search algorithm developed by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin was originally called BackRub — a reference to the fact that Google checks “backlinks” (essentially, how many other sites link to a given page) to determine a site’s relevance.

20 Years Since the Premiere of ‘Love, Actually’

Everyone’s favorite episodic Christmas movie was first released in November 2003. If this makes you feel nostalgic (or just plain old), you’re not alone. ABC checked in with the cast in late 2022 for a look back at the film’s legacy.

70 Years Since the Discovery of DNA

The now-famous double helix structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) was first discovered in 1953 by two scientists named James Watson and Francis Crick. The discovery allowed advances in science whose full impact we’re still coming to understand, such as genetic engineering and monoclonal antibodies, which are designed to mimic a person’s natural immune response and are used to treat some types of cancer.

45 Years Since the First Garfield Comic Strip

The perennially lazy cat entered the national imagination in 1978. According to Guinness World Records, Garfield is the most widely syndicated comic strip in the world. While the exact number of newspapers and journals where Garfield appears is of course variable, there were well over 2,000 at last count.

5 Years Since Prince Harry Married Meghan Markle

On May 19, 2018, many of us were glued to our TVs to watch American actress Meghan Markle marry a real-life prince. Since then, the couple has had two children, given up their royal duties and moved to Montecito, California.