6 Memories From 2013, Because Life Was Easier Then
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6 Memories From 2013, Because Life Was Easier Then

Ahh... to be in middle school.

6 Memories From 2013, Because Life Was Easier Then

3..2..1.. Happy New Year! Welcome to 2013.

I think we could all use a break from 2020, so let's take a look back at a simpler time.



Vine was pretty much the modern day TikTok, only with shorter videos and a focus on comedy. If you don't know what the man is saying in the above gif, did you even have vine?


"Thrift Shop"


According to the Billboard Hot 100, the top song of 2013 was "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Honestly, this song is still a bop.

If you really wanna get into the feel of 2013, Spotify has a playlist of all the top hits.

The Harlem Shake


If you don't recall, The Harlem Shake was a trend where people would dress in costume, and dance to "Harlem Shake" by Baauer. As a middle schooler during this time, I unfortunately have plenty of embarrassing videos of me participating in this meme.

Miley Cyrus's VMAs Performance


Miley Cyrus made pop culture history by twerking on stage during her VMAs performance with Robin Thicke. After flying under the radar for a few years when Hannah Montana ended, Miley stepped back into the spotlight in a big way. Today, twerking is more widely accepted, especially on TikTok, and is far less taboo.

What Does The Fox Say?


Does it say "Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!"? "Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!"? "Hatee-hatee-hatee-ho!"?

We may never know.



Remember when everyone was obsessed with selfies? 2013 was the year "selfie" was added to the dictionary; How wonderful.

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