As of Jan. 20, 2009:
Jimmy Fallon was not the host of a late-night show on NBC.
Conan O’Brien hadn’t even hosted The Tonight Show yet.
Michael Jackson was still alive.
There was no such thing as Snapchat.
ER was still on.
Only one season — seven episodes — of Breaking Bad had aired.
The only people who knew who Drake was were Degrassi fans and hip-hop completists.
The number one song in America was “Just Dance,” the first single by Lady Gaga.
The number one movie was “Paul Blart: Mall Cop.”
There were still three more Harry Potter movies and three more Twilight movies to come out.
Heath Ledger hadn’t been nominated for the Oscar he posthumously won for playing the Joker in The Dark Knight.
Chance the Rapper was a sophomore in high school.
I was a freshman in high school.
Vine, which is now dead, hadn’t even been born.
Grantland, which is now dead, hadn’t even been born.
Donald Trump did not have a Twitter account.