It is bizarre to consider, however…
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira carried out on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present at round this time precisely one 12 months in the past.
Like these are real-life individuals within the crowd. No social distancing in sight.
A 12 months in the past “social distancing” wasn’t even in our vocabulary.
It is onerous to consider, however Charlotte Awbery was found within the tube a few 12 months in the past to the day.
She went viral on February 20, 2020. That is like three weeks earlier than lockdown.
Trump was acquitted on each articles of impeachment by the Senate in early February 2020. That is slightly over a 12 months in the past.
The FIRST Trump impeachment feels prefer it occurred a billion years in the past.
You most likely already forgot that Nancy Pelosi tore up Trump’s speech through the State of the Union in early 2020. It is bizarre to assume that slightly over a month later we’d all be caught inside.
Proper earlier than Corona took over, everybody was speaking about Cheer.
“Daytona” this. “Daytona” that.
Cheer feels prefer it got here out 72 years in the past, undoubtedly not slightly over a 12 months in the past.
Talking of TV exhibits, Tiger King got here out eleven months in the past, proper originally of lockdown — March 20, to be precise.
One other TV present that feels prefer it got here out a trillion years in the past is Love Is Blind.
Love is Blind got here out in mid-February 2020. We had been so naive!
Consider it or not, a 12 months in the past, individuals nonetheless went to film theaters.
The Invisible Man was in theaters.
Sonic The Hedgehog and Dangerous Boys for Life had been additionally enjoying too.
The Oscars occurred slightly over a 12 months in the past.
Everybody at all times forgets that Laura Dern received.
The Academy Awards had been one of many final main occasions in a “pre-rona world.”
We had been nonetheless making Cats jokes then!
A 12 months in the past we had been nonetheless speaking about Hustlers.
J Lo was robbed this. J Lo was robbed that.
Bong Joon-ho received his Academy Award then too.
Tom Hanks hadn’t gotten the rona but, keep in mind when he freaked out after they tried to chop off Parasite’s Greatest Image acceptance speech?
It is blowing my thoughts that the film everybody was speaking a few 12 months in the past was Parasite!
The nice Jen/Brad reunion occurred round this time a 12 months in the past.
February 9, 2020. One month later we’d be locked indoors.
It is critically not possible to consider that there have been (not less than) seven individuals working for president ONLY a 12 months in the past.
To place it in perspective: It is loopy to assume that Pete Buttigieg received Iowa again to start with of February 2020.
Additionally, keep in mind Mike Bloomberg?
Mike Bloomberg dropped out on March 4, that was like per week earlier than lockdown.
Amy and Pete additionally dropped out proper round then too. Just a few weeks later and we’d be in an entire new world.
Mr. Peanut died and was reincarnated into Child Peanut a few 12 months in the past.
Jessica Simpson was continually within the headlines for random components of her e book then too.
It looks like a trillion years in the past we had been attempting to determine if she bought Nick Lachey a present or not. It was solely a 12 months in the past!
On the finish of February, virtually precisely one 12 months in the past, Megxit was introduced.
The Grammys occurred in early 2020 too.
Billie Eilish received a TON of awards.
Demi Lovato made her comeback.
And Lana Del Rey was relationship a cop.
It critically looks like a unique dimension, not slightly over a 12 months in the past.
The NBA was nonetheless enjoying to packed arenas a 12 months in the past.
Like these aren’t creepy-ass Black Mirror–esque LED screens. These are actual individuals sitting NEXT to one another.
There have been nonetheless full-on live shows a 12 months in the past.
With actual dwell audiences.
And to emphasise, not a face masks in web site! No social distancing!
Just a few weeks later this might all change…
To sum up 2020: Precisely one 12 months in the past we had been residing in what looks like a parallel universe.
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