Ah, the Millennial age is coming to a close, clinging onto their dwindling youth as the Zoomers are rising into prominence. That said, who doesn’t appreciate a good throwback (is “throwback” still a word or something the olds say)? When going back and reflecting on our past, we can look upon several things fondly while also learning some new tidbits about them. 

Hey! That’s what this Pictofact is about!

I’m sure you have a dead Tamagotchi in your basement or attic somewhere, but were you aware that you could have it buried in a special cemetery? Or that the city you created in SimCity could never be made for a really depressing reason? Or that you could still use your old Blockbuster card in Oregon?

Take a trip down memory lane, soak in the nostalgia, and give your impressionable, young, still-awkward-on-dates past a full body massage with these random factoids about your not-so-distant past.

Ty Warner hid $24 million from the IRS and got away with probation The judge only gave the billionaire behind Beanie Babies two years probation and community service. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: Chicago Mag

There is one remaining Blockbuster located in Bend, Oregon new release In April 2020, the store was listed on AirBnB for '90s-themed sleepovers. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: ABC News

Whitney Houston was originally going to be titular character in Cinderella. The movie took years to finally make, and everyone agreed Whitney, 34, was too old SO Whitney made the call to the Moesha star Brandy. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: Shondaland

SimCity couldn't be modeled on real cities because there's too many parking lots the The designer said We quickly realized there were way too many parking lots in the real world and that our game was going to be really boring if it was proportional in terms of parking lots. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: The Atlantic

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